The media140 worldwide team are exceptionally happy to have successfully designed and curated the second edition of Big Data Week. One of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological and commercial impacts of Big Data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data


media140 will be participating in the ‘Statistics Extension Workshop’ at Idescat, Barcelona on the 18th May 2012 – curating the workshop entitled “The New Data Journalism” and presented by a former media140 speaker Carlos Alonso.


Just over a week ago, on the 21st October we presented dataconomy, the first in a series of media140 evening events at the HUB in London, focusing on the increasing use of open data in journalism, economics, visualisation and commerce.


David McCandless is a London-based award winning writer, designer, author, designer and creative director. He’s written for over 30 publications including Wired and The Guardian. He has worked across magazines, newspapers, advertising, TV and web for over 25 years, exploring anything strange and interesting. Recently, he has championed the use of infographics and data visualisations