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

Here are top data journalism tweets for May 8-14, per our NodeXL mapping: race against fastest marathoner (@alastairotter); mapping the ransomware attacks (@nytimes); French election data dive (@DataspotTLG and @ftdata); Alberto Cairo interview (@chytomo); and more.


  1. Thanks, once again, to Marc Smith of Connected Action for gathering the links and graphing them.
  2. Interactive: Race Against the World's Fastest Marathoner

  3. How #Ransomware Attacked Computers Worldwide

  4. What Makes Every Visualization Interactive?

  5. Compare Your Work Commute to Others in Switzerland

  6. French Presidential Election I:

    Interactive Map of Second Round Results

  7. French Presidential Election II: Data Dive into Macron's Win

  8. An Interview with Data Expert Alberto Cairo

  9. Want to Join Politico's Interactive News Team? They're Hiring!

  10. News Impact Summit in Rome

  11. It Ain't Pretty: Japanese Cherry Blossoms Emerging Early