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Happy New Year: 2011

My New Year's gift to all y'all is this recommendation:

RUN DON'T WALK to download Google Refine. (No affiliation, just a satisfied customer.) Refine is an app that expedites data cleaning, thereby eliminating hours and hours of tedium and letting me get to the fun parts of the project sooner.

Google Refine

I will certainly be putting it through its paces this year.  If you do check it out, let me know what you think.

Practicing scales

Cool Map: Beer

Check out this Cool Map for an amusing view of brew. It was apparently created by the nightspot mavens at Sloshspot.

Cool Maps #1

I have been running across some incredible infomaps recently. Result: A new feature here on ISWYM.

Here's today's Cool Map, created by Kalimedia.