I pay this, you pay that. Crowdsourcing local costs of living (Prototype) #ddj

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Presentation about our Deutsche Welle project at the Global Editors Network Hackathon in Berlin, June 2013. The idea was the winner of that event. (with Cosmin Cabulea, Xiegong Fischer)

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I pay this, you pay that. Crowdsourcing local costs of living (Prototype) #ddj

  1. 1. I PAY THIS YOU PAY THATCrowdsourcing local costs of living for easier comparison.
  2. 2. I PAY THIS YOU PAY THATCrowdsourcing local costs of living for easier comparison. Global Editors‘Lab Berlin @zeitonline June 6.-7., 2013 Team: Deutsche WelleXiegong Fischer, EditorCosmin Cabulea, Development/VisualizationMirko Lornez, Editor/Information Architect
  3. 3. TABLE OF CONTENTS GENERAL PITCH TECH/IT DESIGN/GRAPHICS DEVELOPMENT/PRODUCTION INTERACTIVITY
  4. 4. WHY? WHAT? HOW?
  5. 5. THE WHY: PEOPLE CARE ABOUT COSTS OF LIVING, BUT NEWSROOMS OFTEN HAVE NO CLUE.
  6. 6. JOURNALISTS NEED TO BE „DATA-AWARE“, OFFICIAL SOURCES ARE OFTEN: - TOO OLD - TOO GENERAL (JUST AVERAGES) - TOO HARD TO UNDERSTAND FOR THE AUDIENCE
  7. 7. TECH/IT WORK STARTED WITH HACKDAY WE USED FREELY AVAILABLE TOOLS ONLY SERVER: AMAZON S3 WIREFRAMES: TWITTER BOOTSTRAP DATA COLLECTION: GOOGLE FORMS, SPREADSHEETS, DATA WRANGLING: OPEN REFINE, EXCEL, TEXT WRANGLER VISUALIZATION: D3.JS COMMUNICATION: TWITTER/FACEBOOK/VINE
  8. 8. THERE ARE WEBSITES, BUT NONE FROM NEWSROOMS
  9. 9. THERE ARE WEBSITES, BUT NONE FROM NEWSROOMS
  10. 10. THERE ARE WEBSITES, BUT NONE FROM NEWSROOMS
  11. 11. THERE ARE WEBSITES, BUT NONE FROM NEWSROOMS
  12. 12. THERE ARE WEBSITES, BUT NONE FROM NEWSROOMS
  13. 13. COMPARISON BY „MINUTES OF WORK“ HELPS TO SEE THE HUGE DIFFERENCES, BASED ON BUYING POWER HTTP://WWW.ECONOMIST.COM/BLOGS/GRAPHICDETAIL/2012/09/DAILY-CHART-13 CHECK: AVERAGE VS. HIGHEST/LOWEST
  14. 14. DESIGN/GRAPHICS D3.JS AS TEMPLATE BULLET CHART AS FORM QUICK LOGO CREATED WITH KEYNOTE
  15. 15. DESIGN/GRAPHICS D3.JS AS TEMPLATE BULLET CHART AS FORM QUICK LOGO CREATED WITH KEYNOTE
  16. 16. DATA FROM USERS (CA. 30 RESPONSES/18 HOURS)
  17. 17. THE CHINESE LANGUAGE VERSION (THX, XIEGONG)
  18. 18. http:// bit.ly/10Vvw3X
  19. 19. PROTOTYPE AFTER TWO DAYS STILL ROUGH, BUT WITH REAL DATA (CA. 55 TOTAL IN 24 HOURS)
  20. 20. INNOVATION, FRESH APPROACH: CURRENT DATA, REAL PEOPLE, GLOBAL RESULT POTENTIALLY GROWING DATABASE, „OWNED“ BY NEWSROOM INTERACTION: MULTIPLE WAYS TO INTERACT WITH USERS, PUBLIC, RECURRING SOURCE OF REPORTING
  21. 21. IDEA Text GEN Topic: Open Source, Global Development Which Chart type is best? Working minute as better comparison How to get data? Google Form Testing the form English Chinese Twitter Facebook Calculating minutes worked Prototype Website S3
  22. 22. THANK YOU. QUESTIONS?

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