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Jon Bruner's Internet thing

We tend to think that we're participants in an era of unprecedented busyness. The icon of our situation is the e-mail inbox, relentlessly full and irredeemably disordered. A few nights ago, I was flipping through a volume of Benjamin Franklin's writing and noticed that perhaps a quarter of his letters from the middle period of his life began with the sort of apology that's familiar to all of us: I'm really sorry for my late... Continue →

In this evening’s data journalism workshop we’ll take a look at a couple of tools for mapping: we’ll have a presentation from Javier de la Torre, founder of Vizzuality, on CartoDB, and I’ll lead a brief walk-through that takes some of the data we looked at last week and turns it into a map with Google Fusion Tables and Google Maps. Continue →

I’m leading a pair of introductory data journalism workshops on Tuesday, September 4 and Monday, September 10 here in New York, along with Sha Hwang from Trulia, who will lead similar workshops simultaneously in San Francisco. Continue →

I’m changing jobs: starting this weekend I’ll be an editor-at-large at O’Reilly, where I’ll be writing about the technology industry for the company that taught me to code. Continue →