Tag: data

Information Gathering & Graphing

This single lesson engages the class in data collection, with the aim of organising and presenting it using Microsoft Excel.

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Mining The Thought Stream

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/02/15/mining-the-thought-stream/

As online content is updated more and more often, traditional search engines are becoming less and less effective at knowing what is going on right now. This article looks into the concept of “real time search”, and what makes it so powerful and interesting …

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CIA World Factbook

http://cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook

Almanac of world information from the US Government’s CIA.…

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Swivel.com

http://www.swivel.com/

Swivel is an online system for creatively and collaboratively working with data.…

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Many Eyes

http://manyeyes.alphaworks.ibm.com/

Many Eyes makes data sets available to users so that they can create their own, shared visualisations with others. Visualisations provide an intuitive, interesting way to represent data, and can be a great introduction or summary to a topic.…

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