“With great power comes great responsibility” – Uncle Ben, in Spiderman
So if you, like me, have been somewhat queasy about rush to dig up salacious materials on anyone quasi-famous in the wake of the… 560 more words
It’s rare to come across a gem like Code4SA, a Cape Town based organisation which uses data and technology to change lives. They combine strong developer skills with an impressive ability to bring together all the right people-technologists, civil society, journalists and other key stakeholders to tackle issues around social justice. 373 more words
You might think that every single day of a golf major is as important as every other. You might be thinking that every shot is just as important as every other shot, and that”being clutch” doesn’t factor into a golf equation. 358 more words
Inês Rodrigues interviewed me and a bunch of other people for a Portuguese video project about data journalism. The results can be seen in the video above, while you can also watch longer versions of the individual interviews with experts including Alberto Cairo, Simon Rogers and Raquel Albuquerque, and separate videos on subjects such as open access (in Portuguese). I’ve embedded these below.
There has been a lot of coverage of the anniversary of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Long argued to have been the event which brought about the end for the Second World War, but also an event which killed tens of thousands of innocent people. 393 more words