Tag: big data

by Tim Cigelske

It’s hard to keep score when the rules keep changing in the middle of the game. It’s even harder when the playing field keeps expanding so you’re not just competing against one team, but endless newcomers. That’s exactly what’s happened to media over the last several years. In 2016, the challenge for media will be […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Alaska’s Disconnected Schools (Naomi Nix / The Atlantic) 2. New ‘AI-Enhanced’ Big Data Discovery Engine Aids Researchers (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 3. Georgia Tech Graduates First Class From MOOC Experiment (Tara García Mathewson / Education Dive) 4. How to Engage Your Students With No-Cost Technology (Heather Calabro / Edutopia) 5. What to Expect […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Yes, Sheldon Adelson Bought The Las Vegas Review-Journal (Dan Primack / Fortune) 2. 4 Tips for Engaging Your Community During Breaking News Events (Daniela Gerson / Poynter) 3. When News Gets (Too?) Personal (Margaret Sullivan / New York Times) 4. Predictions for Journalism 2016: The Year Content Claps Back (Sydette Harry / Nieman Lab) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese author Yang Jisheng wins Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism (via Nieman Foundation) 2. At school and at home, how much does the Internet know about kids? (via NPR All Tech Considered) 3. ‘Keeping Pace’ Report: As edtech improves, individual schools take control (Blake Montgomery / EdSurge) 4. Report: […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Artificial intelligence aims to make Wikipedia friendlier and better (Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review) 2. Big Data predicts centuries of harm if climate warming goes unchecked (Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR) 3. The evolution of editorial design and visual storytelling (Cynthia Gordy / ProPublica) 4. This GE-branded podcast hit No. 1 on iTunes by […] more »

by Carl Lewis

Title: Data Viz 101: How to Transform Data into Interactive Stories Tips, tools, techniques – and why data visualization matters Instructor: Carl V. Lewis. Data Journalist, Center for Collaborative Journalism If the term “data visualization” leaves you either paralyzed by technological confusion or limited to boring Excel charts, this is just the course for you. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. When Big Data meets the blackboard (Andrew Giambrone / The Atlantic) 2. A professor crowdsources a syllabus on the Charleston shootings (Stacey Patton / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. University of Illinois censured after professor loses job over tweets critical of Israel (Sarah Kaplan / The Washington Post) 4. Mobile tech at OSU lays […] more »

by Aleszu Bajak

“I’m out there Jerry, and I’m lovin’ every minute of it!” Kramer, Jerry Seinfeld’s wacky neighbor, would roar as he walked into a scene. Kramer was also the television show’s happiest character, according to a mathematical analysis of the sitcom’s scripts conducted by Chris Danforth and Peter Dodds, University of Vermont mathematicians. The pair has been […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Charlie Hebdo murders are no excuse for killing online freedom (David Meyers / GigaOm) 2. The Charlie Hebdo Mohammed cartoons: Media outlets shy away or take a stand (Brian Stelter & Tom Kludt / CNN Money) 3. The looming threat of newsroom cyber attacks (David Uberti / Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Advance claims digital […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Our online learning community’s online learning failures (Joshua M. Kim / Inside Higher Ed) 2. Michigan State wants a big data professor on campus (D. Frank Smith / EdTech) 3. Social media gains momentum in online education (Jordan Friedman / US News & World Report) 4. What Georgia Tech’s online degree in computer science […] more »