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Denver Event 2013 - Floodlight Part 1: Data-Driven Stories That Inspire People to Act
 

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    Denver Event 2013 - Floodlight Part 1: Data-Driven Stories That Inspire People to Act Denver Event 2013 - Floodlight Part 1: Data-Driven Stories That Inspire People to Act Presentation Transcript

    • Jordan Wirfs-Brock @jordanwb jbrock@piton.org FloodlightProject.org Data-Driven Stories that Inspire People to Act
    • GOAL: Unlock the power of data and put it into the hands of community change makers.
    • HOW? Truly open data needs to address both ACCESS and MEANING. Images via James Kyle and Rohan Gupta, The Noun Project
    • Year Coordinates 1790 39.27500 N 76.18667 W 1800 39.26833 N 76.94167 W 1810 39.19167 N 77.62000 W 1820 39.09500 N 78.55000 W 1830 38.96500 N 79.28167 W 1840 39.03333 N 80.30000 W 1850 38.98333 N 81.31667 W 1860 39.00667 N 82.81333 W 1870 39.20000 N 83.59500 W 1880 39.06889 N 84.66111 W 1890 39.19889 N 85.54806 W 1900 39.16000 N 85.81500 W 1910 39.17000 N 86.53889 W 1920 39.17250 N 86.72083 W 1930 39.06250 N 87.13500 W 1940 38.94833 N 87.37639 W 1950 38.83917 N 88.15917 W 1950 38.80417 N 88.36889 W 1960 38.59944 N 89.20972 W 1970 38.46306 N 89.70611 W 1980 38.13694 N 90.57389 W 1990 37.87222 N 91.21528 W 2000 37.696987 N 91.809567 W 2010 37.517534 N 92.173096 W Source: U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Population Centroid Coordinates, 1790 to 2010
    • Map of U.S. Population Centroid, 1790 to 2010 Source: U.S. Census Bureau
    • Data needs stories. And stories need data.
    • Data Source: Denver Public Schools and Aurora Public Schools, analyzed by the Piton Foundation.
    • Data Source: Denver Public Schools and Aurora Public Schools, analyzed by the Piton Foundation.
    • Data Source: Denver Public Schools, analyzed by the Piton Foundation.
    • + = positive community change
    • A storytelling TOOL and a storytelling COMMUNITY.
    • Building a community of storytellers ONLINE and ON-THE-GROUND.