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Sourcing Data

Abstract

The previous three chapters covered the basics of perception, how D3 talks to the web and how not to lie with your data visualizations. This chapter introduces you to the incredibly diverse world of data and aims to provide you with ways to navigate it.

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  • Request Function
  • Diverse World
  • Creative Common
  • Data Production Process
  • Permissive License

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    http://opendatainception.io/.

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    Source: https://www.jasondavies.com/mobile-lawsuits/.

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    Source: http://bl.ocks.org/mbostock/1153292.

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    See, for example, https://www.ushahidi.com/blog/2015/05/21/beyond-voting-using-ushahidi-to-help-citizens-protect-their-elections and http://www.localinterventions.org.uk/programmes.php?post=22 .

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    http://crowdcrafting.org/project/airquality/ .

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    https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Selections

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    https://bost.ocks.org/mike/selection/ .

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    https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/Requests .

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    https://github.com/mbostock/d3/wiki/CSV .

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    http://www.jeromecukier.net/blog/2012/05/28/manipulating-data-like-a-boss-with-d3/ .

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    https://github.com/mbostock/topojson/wiki .

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    https://github.com/mbostock/queue .

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    http://learnjsdata.com/combine_data.html .

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    https://github.com/lovasoa/toutf8/tree/master .

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    http://openrefine.org/ .

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    http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/science-isnt-broken/ .

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© 2016 Tarek Amr and Rayna Stamboliyska

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Amr, T., Stamboliyska, R. (2016). Sourcing Data. In: Practical D3.js. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-1928-7_4

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