Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What's the data-driven journalism crowd tweeting? Here are top links for Aug 23-28: Paris cost of living (@ParisMatch); graphing my life (@benorlin);Olympic female athletes (@FiveThirtyEight); graphic design skills (@albertocairo); R (storybench); human rights research data (@EngnRoom); and more.

  1. Thanks, once again, to Marc Smith of Connected Action for gathering the links and graphing them.
  2. Computer Graphics Statistics: The Cost of Living in Paris versus other French Provinces

  3. Funny Life Observations Depicted in Graphs

  4. News Graphic Designer Skill Set: Journalist, Designer and Programmer

  5. if you are journalist who is scared of "code," let this be your inspiration for the day. https://t.co/uYLoFCfGRb https://t.co/1i9fO4cf7n
    if you are journalist who is scared of "code," let this be your inspiration for the day.  http://bit.ly/2bYGYGP  pic.twitter.com/1i9fO4cf7n
  6. Olympic Medals: American Female Athletes Won A Greater Share of the Available Golds in 19 of the 26 Summer Olympic Games Compared to the Males

  7. Guide to Using Digital Data for Human Rights Research

  8. 10 Packages to Pull Financial, Political, Sports and Other Data Into R

  9. Learn R through RStudio Notebooks

  10. An R Package That Provides Access to 240,000 U.S. and International Macroeconomic Time Series

  11. 2016 ProPublica Data Institute Workshop: Tips and Tools on Coding and Handling Data

  12. GIJN Bulletin - August 24, 2016

  13. For a look at Marc Smith's mapping on #ddj on Twitter, check out this map