links for 2010-10-07
by Martin Belam, 7 October 2010
I think I should try and make it over to this next year...
Re-uses of old red telephone boxes include a library and an art gallery
"The post [on the Guardian Datablog] is necessarily superficial – it was difficult enough to cover the subject area for a 12,000-word book chapter, so summarising further into a 1,000 word article was almost impossible. In the process I had to leave a huge amount out, compensating slightly by linking to webpages which expanded further. Visualising and mashing, as the more advanced parts of data journalism, suffered most, because it seemed to me that locating and understanding data necessarily took precedence."
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