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Super, here's first use of the hashtag:

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Hey! What are some good resources or tips to get started on data journalism?

Any top secret that can be revealed would be appreciated 🤓

Great idea from @noahi: Please tag any job postings here with for easy finding.

Updated the vis.social “banner” image to be more colorful and interesting. This image appears in “cards” when you link to vis.social from those “other” services. 🙂

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@scott seeing you love the em dash and thereby expressive language: a friend is developing prosecraft.io/ - you can check out linguistics and analyze the structure of writers you admire. So how does JK Rowling compare to Jane Austen.. a fun little detour if you have a moment.

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Whether parenting or visualizing data:

Don’t dumb it down. Clarify, don’t simplify. Encourage exploration of nuance.

@kleinmatic ah, welcome, Scott! (I assume it’s you.) 😃

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Hi, I'm Stephanie. I teach people how to think about visuals and show them how to push the right buttons in Excel. Today is my birthday.

Further, as evidenced by the preceding post, I love em dashes. And I loved—*loved*—this essay:

themillions.com/2018/01/regard

For anyone working in—or concerned about—data science, AI, or machine learning (and *everyone* should be concerned), this essay by Mike L. nicely reframes what algorithmic “fairness” could be.

oreilly.com/ideas/the-problem-

This concise and incisive piece really captures my current concerns about Twitter.

nyti.ms/2FCQwUr

I have two links to share with you this morning, both data-related, though not especially visual.

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Friends, eyeo tickets are on sale in 4 minutes! If you have a chance to go, do it. It's super nice. eyeofestival.com

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I made art and it's in a museum :3

It's an interactive installation that generates "illegal" numbers by deriving keys from the leaked HDCP master key
#mastoart #art #visualisation

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Didn't know about this nice hack to get interactive graphics into Medium blog posts: put an iframe into JSfiddle and then embed it vis.social/media/SeX378LX9s9jz vis.social/media/PbJSaXk-DoEp1
(used here medium.com/google-news-lab/wha)

btw, is Matthiew Daniels already in here somewhere?

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We're launching Flourish today - a platform for data visualisation and storytelling. It allows non-coders to create visualisations. And coders to make custom templates. We're in beta and I'd love to know what you think of it! :) flourish.studio/

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First one here of my : The art by Leslie Roberts. She creates drawings and paintings based on collections of language. vis.social/media/-tApA6DsArIAY
leslierobertsart.com/home.html