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Seven things I learned about data visualisation (Guardian Masterclass)

The Guardian datablog is an international reference when it comes to data journalism, so I jumped at the chance to spend a day with the former head of data visualisation ( 543 more words

Digital Media

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Text Analysis and the Digital Age

Text Analysis

Johnny Holloway (2007) defines text analysis as: “a variety of social science research methods designed to ascertain meaning and bring structure to large amounts of unstructured information derived from different acts of communication embodied in written language.” In order to better understand the concept of text analysis, here is a list provided by Duke University Libraries (no date) as an overview of the basics: 640 more words

Information Retrieval

The Imitation Game

This week, we have a little comparison game, looking into different text analysers and finding their usability, visualisation and actual results. As if you don’t already know, the three contenders are… 604 more words


Text through the Looking Glass...

I usually start off these posts in wonderment at the evolution of technology within my adult life. This week is no exception as I ponder the ‘control-F’ style text search of my word-processing past in comparison with this week’s focus on text analysis. 750 more words


Visualized.io London

Yesterday I had the chance to attend the first Visualized.io conference in London. It was a fully packed day with lots of interesting speakers and fun people. 226 more words

Random Thoughts

Tableau Training

Yesterday was devoted to an introduction to Tableau – the data visualisation and analytics tool.

It’s a powerful piece of kit and no mistake, with an abundance of features which were well explored and explained yesterday. 65 more words