Data visualization is the mechanism of taking tabular or spatial data and conveying it in a human-friendly and visual way. In this article we look at eight open source tools that can help you to create useful and informative graphs.
Calling all data geeks and journalists! Testing is now open on DocHive, an open source Ruby on Rails project for capturing data from image-based PDFs.
Karma is a free, open source tool that makes it easy to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data.
University of Southern California postdoctoral fellow and NASA/JPL researcher Annie Bryant Burgess explains how her PhD is related to her involvement in open source, and tells us what Apache Tika has to do with studying polar data.
An update of what is going on with the open source agenda at NASA, and how The Apache Foundation fits in.
Ushahidi is a global organization that empowers people to make a serious impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and ground-breaking ventures. They are thinking about what it means to balance the potential social good of wider dataset release with the potential risks that... Read more
The Dutch Data Prize is awarded by the Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). This year the Dutch Data Prize for 2014 was awarded to the Dutch Song Database and DINED. Learn more about these open source projects.
Open source tools give journalism organizations and journalists on a limited budget the ability to get the information that they need.
Milind Bhandarkar gives a talk about open source and big data at Great Wide Open 2014
Open source software in healthcare has been instrumental for sharing common tools and increasing adoption of emerging medical information technology (IT) standards. By leading the effort to digitize health data, imaging informatics has set the precedent for the adoption of the technology industry's... Read more