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“Young Money,” Kevin Roose
“Young Money,” Kevin Roose
Wherein we learn about the lives of young financiers, then ponder why we wanted to do that in the first place.
Electioneering – Covering Election Day with data, maps and print
Electioneering – Covering Election Day with data, maps and print
Automating some mapping of elections results - with a few unexpected problems.
SVGLite – jQuery plugin for manipulating SVG fills, strokes and sizing
SVGLite – jQuery plugin for manipulating SVG fills, strokes and sizing
A jQuery plugin for manipulating SVG fills, strokes and sizes. With 100% less "convert your image to a JSON object" than RaphaelJS!
FauxDB: Making it by faking it
FauxDB: Making it by faking it
Building out a way to present simple databases online (that can be used by the average reporter). Believe me, it's the latter part that presents the [...]
Live journalism: Pushing to York Fair
Live journalism: Pushing to York Fair
An idea to inject some live journalism into the YDR booth at the York Fair.
It’s game time: Using Google Docs as a CMS
It’s game time: Using Google Docs as a CMS
Building a responsively-designed high school football preview.
User-submitted photo galleries
User-submitted photo galleries
We had about two weeks to build a system to collect user-submitted photos and display them in galleries. For no cost. We did it, but we might have cheated a bit.
Your website is not your newspaper
Your website is not your newspaper
It's OK if your 1A story is not the most important story on your website, because they're different products. Internet history shows us that trying to be [...]
Learning to love the Goog: Google Apps Script
Learning to love the Goog: Google Apps Script
Are you working in the news industry? Chances are you have exactly 0 dollars to spend on dev tools/hosting/etc. Luckily, Google can help.
Editing EXIF data in PHP
Editing EXIF data in PHP
A quick-and-dirty PHP script to edit the EXIF data (caption) for photos (JPEGs only).
Og make fire? Fire HOT! Choosing your tools for digital journalism
Og make fire? Fire HOT! Choosing your tools for digital journalism
Journalists tend to rely on a lot of externally-produced tools. Taking the time to judiciously select the ones that get used is well worth it.
Innovation
Innovation
I won an award. Then I made an exceedingly strange video.