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It was over donuts and sushi that Interhacktives found out more about corporate networks and how to access company data. Last Wednesday, a pack of 13 of us attended the meetup "Flash Hacks: Map the Banks", an initiative by the London-based organisation...
If you’re interested in dataviz, you’ve probably been hearing a whole bunch about D3. When you stumble across a really creative-looking visualisation, chances are it’ll have been made with D3. Yes, it’s hyped, and there are a million tutorials out...
“I think there’s a lot of infographics out there that are really a bit rubbish.” So says Dr James Cheshire, one of the co-authors of  “London: The Information Capital”, a new book featuring data visualisations and infographics centred round the...
Best places to get your data For many beginners getting into data and what are the best places to get your data , the first stumbling block is actually accessing the information you want. Before you’ve started to tell the...
New to data journalism and keen to learn but unsure about the kind of stories you could uncover with numbers? Well worry not because the Interhacktives have collected the examples of experts in action so you don't have to. Here's a roundup...
We go behind data scraped from the front page of Reddit - what does it tell us about the online super-community?
We sit down with Quandl's co-founder and head of data Abraham Thomas about his project.
We speak to Ri Liu about the importance of design in telling interactive stories.
A quick and hopefully not too depressing look at the disparity between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in the EU.
Interhacktives sat down with Simon Rogers, a veritable giant of data journalism who founded the Guardian's Datablog before moving over to Twitter to manage the site's vast quantities of data.
Walter Hickey is part of the data super-group working on the re-launched FiveThirtyEight. Joe Hall asks if it's really possible to use numbers to explore our favourite films and restaurants.
We spoke with Carl Bialik, a writer for Nate Silver‘s new website FiveThirtyEight, and formerly The Numbers Guy for WSJ.
Duncan Clark, founder of design studio Kiln, tells Aleksandra Wisniewska how they go about their projects
Beatrice Schofield, Head of Data Intelligence at import.io talks to Interhacktives’ Aleksandra Wisniewska and debunks the data science myth.
Set up by Tim Sabat, Chris Coyier and Alex Quez in 2012 as a coding playground for front end development, CodePen is a site that allows both beginners and experienced coders to try building for the web. Many of the...
Kerry Alexandra is a User Generated Content (UGC) Producer at the BBC. She told Interhacktives about how UGC is the new frontline of news, and how quickly her work can change – from looking at users' snow photos for a...
Interhacktives sat down with Jeremy Tarling, senior data architect for the BBC, to find out what the world’s premier news organisation is doing in digital innovation. What actually is a data architect? To be frank, I think it's a job title...
There appears to be a real appetite for new tools which attempt to make life easier for data journalists. Ranging from the advanced, like the powerful software for cleaning messy data Open Refine, to the simple interactive chart-maker Datawrapper, a...
The 2014 Budget saw some great data coverage, but it showed that one of data journalism's biggest challenges lies in working well on mobile devices.
Manuel Lima is the Design Lead at Codecademy, an online interactive platform offering free coding classes in programming and markup languages. He’s also the founder of visualcomplexity.com, a unified resource space for anyone interested in the visualisation of complex networks. Here...