Yle's data articles created with text editor, spreadsheet and Python

05.02.2019
Yle's coding journalist Teemo Tebest gets by with simple tools. The Sublime Text text editor, favoured by coders, is the most common software open on the screen. When regular journalists need help with data processing, Yle Plus Desk's coders and graphic designers are there. The eight-person unit has...

Map art of numeric data with QGIS

26.09.2018
Topi Tjukanov's innovative visualisations are spreading around the world through Twitter. "There is a lot of data just lying around, which can be made really useful with a few small things." Ministry official during office hours, map artist in leisure time. The results of Topi Tjukanov's spare time...

Open geographic information is valuable

23.08.2018
With geographic information expert Antti Ahola's favourite tool ArcGIS numerical data turns into maps both at work and play. The data openers yearn for feedback about where the data they publish is being utilised. A rule of thumbs seems to be that the more valuable the data is to its utiliser, the l...

Data tells more than gut feeling

13.10.2017
Consultant Heidi Enho got excited about delving into open data resources when the Power BI application was released in 2015. The visualization of Eurovision Song Contest winners throughout time, Alko’s interactive product catalog, Helsinki Region Transport’s passengers on a map, ... Sulava Ltd.’s co...

QGIS already suitable for experts

25.08.2017
Geographic information expert Faris Alsuhail uses a quickly developing, free and open source geographic information software in his own hobby projects as well as professionally. One of HRI application gallery’s most active data enthusiasts is geographic information expert Faris Alsuhail. Using open...