Indexing the Real World: The Enormous Potential of Hyperlocal Data

I found this interesting article this morning in Mashable.com. Short and sweet, I think it will help us, journalist, to understand how to use data in the near future in the newsroom or in any other project we’ll be working on.

“Do you think there’s a lot of data on the Internet? Imagine how much there is in the offline world: 510 million square kilometers of land, 6.79 billion people, 18 million kilometers of paved roads, and countless objects inhabit the Earth. The most exciting thing about all this data?…” Read more

 

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Journalist based in New York City.
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