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Venn Diagrams with D3.js

Venn Diagrams with D3.js: "A couple of my goals for this year are to learn both Javascript and D3.js. Its gotten to the point where its embarrassing that I don't know Javascript, and I want to learn D3 since I keep on seeing so many beautiful looking visualizations being made with it. To get started with this, I thought I'd try use D3 to create the simplest possible visualization I could think of - the Venn diagram.


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Syndicated 2013-05-10 16:13:00 from sness

Dear Google, let’s talk about webapps. | Adventures (in code)

Dear Google, let’s talk about webapps. | Adventures (in code): "An icon (with an easter egg!) that seamlessly blends with the phone interface, a splash screen when you launch it, and no navigation chrome when you’re using it. If you squint a little,  you could almost imagine that it was a native app."

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Syndicated 2013-05-10 16:12:00 from sness

Learn SQL, dammit! - Gun.io

Learn SQL, dammit! - Gun.io: "Look at any ORM documentation. Most are littered with indirect references indirect references to SQL. You need to understand how SQL works in order to grasp these references. This begs the question: How much SQL does one need to learn in order to adequately understand the documentation? Think about it, though: it’s absurd that you would even need to learn any SQL at all! The very nature of an ORM is to bypass SQL. But now you have to learn both syntaxes! Adding more time and more work to your plate."

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Syndicated 2013-05-09 15:17:00 from sness



Play a game and learn the language of orcas!

Syndicated 2013-05-09 02:58:00 from sness

Quiet Oceans - Technology for Sustainable Oceans - Survey & Broadcast - Statistics & Studies

Quiet Oceans - Technology for Sustainable Oceans - Survey & Broadcast - Statistics & Studies: "Developing human activity at sea opens up new possibilities for the global economy, but increases environmental pressures. However, developing use of the sea in harmony with marine ecosystems is a major challenge."

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Syndicated 2013-05-08 16:09:00 from sness

Old Weather, Citizen Science | Scientific American

Old Weather, Citizen Science | Scientific American: "Old Weather—part of the Zooniverse network of citizen science projects—seeks to gather and study information from ship's logs as a means of better understanding historical weather patterns worldwide. The goal isn't to prove or disprove global warming but rather to gather information about historical weather variability in an effort to improve the ability to predict weather and climate in the future."

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Syndicated 2013-05-08 16:08:00 from sness

CODATA, The Committee on Data for Science and Technology

CODATA, The Committee on Data for Science and Technology: "
The mission of CODATA is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society by promoting improved scientific and technical data management and use."

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Syndicated 2013-05-08 16:05:00 from sness

Repositories | DataCite

Repositories | DataCite: "Databib is a tool for helping people identify and locate online repositories of research data. Users and bibliographers create and curate records that describe data repositories that users can search.
This list is a working document. It is provided for information purposes only: DataCite provides no endorsements as to the quality or suitability of the repositories listed. We encourage community participation in developing this resource. Please contact us or DataBib directly to suggest changes or additions. A copy of the list can be downloaded from Google Docs."

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Syndicated 2013-05-08 16:05:00 from sness

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