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Average penis and breast size by country: here’s the data

March 31, 2011 by

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These must be some of the web’s best infographics. One map shows the average breast size by country; the other, penis size in inches. Fun, huh? The first thing I did was look to see which country I fit in to… Did you? The United States and Russia comes off pretty well in the bust-department. […]

Interview with Simon Rogers, Editor of the Guardian’s Data Blog

March 31, 2011 by

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Data Deborah and Spreadsheet Sue have been working hard on XCity magazine for the past few weeks. Simon Rogers was recently awarded the inaugural XCity Award, which you can read about in full here, but he also spoke to us about data. Watch the video below to hear his thoughts on infographics, crowdsourcing the MP’s […]

Data in practice: how to map location data

March 30, 2011 by

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In a previous post, which you can read here, I discussed the relationship between data in journalism and the use of infographics. I used an example of mapping location data. This post shows you how to map location data. I’m going to show you the destinations of people who graduated from a City University journalism […]

Obtaining and visualising data: Many Eyes

March 20, 2011 by

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I had a go at obtaining data and turning it into a beautiful infographic. Here’s what I did: 1)      Issued a survey to fellow magazine journalists asking them to record the amount of alcohol they drank over one week. The quantity and type of drink. 2)      Received all data 3)      Put data into an excel […]

The relationship between data journalism and infographics

March 20, 2011 by

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In some respects, it is difficult to discuss data journalism without introducing infographics into the mix. This post aims to discuss the relationship between these two very important, and increasingly popular, forms of journalism. In an earlier post, we introduced the concept of data journalism and explained briefly what it means (you can read the […]

Is Ice Cream Strawberry Word Cloud

March 7, 2011 by

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Darts Pubs in London, Another Data Mash-Up

January 31, 2011 by

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Welcome to the second in my series of booze related data mash-ups. I was disappointed to discover that I would have to move to Utah if I wanted to get pissed and stay thin, I thought I’d look in to something more practical: a way to get Mr Binary Barbara out of the house on […]