This week, I’ve been reading… (weekly)

  • There are a lot of resources in this directory, from basic to complex tools, many of which are rated and assessed by users. Very handy

    Hecta is an app for OS X which magnifies photographs without pixelation or blur.
    Photographers, designers, journalists — and you — can zoom in on the smallest detail with clarity and precision.

    The long explanation is this: “LSI or Latent Semantic Indexing is a complicated term with a simple explanation. The main concept behind Latent Semantic Indexing is to discover words and phrases that are related in the context of any document or group of documents. Search engines, Internet Marketing Professionals, and Website Designers often use LSI in their day-to-day activities.
    Latent Semantic Indexing is the discovery process for finding related terms and phrases. LSI is a mathematical equation that will fold words into a matrix for analysis that will draw out semantically related terms.”
    The short one is this: It’s pretty good for finding out what words people are searching for in a specified geographic area, i.e. a useful journalism tool. 

    Latest in the handy podcast series from J.co.uk 
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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About Alison Gow

I'm a journalist, particularly interested in story-telling, networks and digital innovation.
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