Category Archives: Data Alchemist Tools

Blogs about the tools for a data alchemist: data retrieval, data transformation and data visualization.

Easy interactive data visualization with Choosel

Looking for an easy way for visual data analysis? Take a moment to meet Choosel. Last week I discovered Choosel, a tool for visual data exploration. Upload your data set and within a couple of mouse clicks you have a … Continue reading

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Overview of data drive journalism: watch this video

Found this video which gives a very nice overview on the subject of data driven journalism. Journalists are coping with the rising information flood by borrowing data visualization techniques from computer scientists, researchers and artists. Some newsrooms are already beginning … Continue reading

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Extract data from tables in pdf documents

The web offers many interesting documents in Adobe pdf format. Quite often the documents do contain nice tables of data. To visualize this data the way I like to, I first need to extract the data from the pdf document … Continue reading

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