[ddj] Maps/dataviz built into scrollable story-telling - examples?

Alex Salkever alex at silk.co
Wed Dec 17 17:41:23 UTC 2014


We do this with Silk.co (a free tool for data journalists)  See these


These are scrollable but hosted on our domain.

But each map can be embedded with text blocks interspersed (or videos or
live twitter stream or other visualizations) like here:


Embedded maps are Google Maps and no geocoding is required - it recognized
plain text location data in a CSV.

On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 3:49 AM, Tony.Hirst <tony.hirst at open.ac.uk> wrote:
> I've started exploring storybuilder (http://storybuilder.jumpstart.ge/
> example: http://storybuilder.jumpstart.ge/en/review/970490867 )
> You can put an iframe into a text/html cell to embed a map (ef <iframe
> widteh="100%" height=500 src="URL_TO_MY_MAP" ></iframe>
> See also https://pinboard.in/u:psychemedia/t:immersiveStory/
> --tony
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Alex Salkever
Growth/BD/Data Journalism
www.silk.co / @silkdotco <http://www.twitter.com/silkdotco> /@silkjournalism
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