Ads on mobile news sites can be ugly and annoying. Just look at these examples. With iOS 9 and a recent enough iPhone you can install ad blockers. I expect that a similar solution is available for Android. I have no idea about Windows phone users. However, many sites now detect ad blockers and prevent […]
Testing Google Fusion Tables
While teaching a course on data journalism I came across Google Fusion Tables. It’s not quite Excel or Google Sheets, in some ways it’s more, but it lacks many, many functions. It seems good for mapping, but you have to bring your data and shape files. Here is a sample of what it does.