Al Jazeera Analyzed 6,500 Homepage Images. Here’s What They Learned

Using image analysis tools on their own means nothing without asking the right questions. AJ Labs experimented with Google Vision API, a machine-learning technology, to analyze images used by Al Jazeera over the course of last year. They hope to integrate the technology into their newsroom in the future to make processes easier for their journalists.

This Week’s Top Ten in Data Journalism

What’s the global data journalism community tweeting about this week? Our NodeXL #ddj mapping from Sept. 18 to 24 features Wikipedia of Data Visualization, the State of Data Journalism, Dear Data Postcard Kit, and German election data.

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

Here are the hottest data journalism tweets for Jan 23-29, per our NodeXL mapping: 100 Years of infographics (@NatGeoMag); Trump’s wall size (@thetruesize); Women’s March (@womensmarch); journocoding (@journocode); dataset viz 25 ways (@flowingdata); dataviz stocktake (@eagereyes); & more.