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Compelling, data-driven narratives and exploration tools. Browse our work »


Cook County Housing Stock Composition

Cook County Housing Stock Composition

We communicated research about the Chicago area housing market through an interactive map that earned national media attention.

EITC Works!

EITC Works!

We showed how a proposed Earned Income Tax Credit increase would affect constituents in each state district.

Macoupin Budget

Macoupin Budget

An explorable County budget for Macoupin County, IL to make local goverment more transparent and accountable.


Data tools

Custom tools to dramatically reduce the time and cost of preparing data. Browse our work »


Entity-Focused Data System

Entity-Focused Data System

A data system to continually link information about political figures, campaign filings, contracts and lobbyist disclosures to drive investigations.

Geomancer

Geomancer

A free and open source tool for journalists to easily mash up data based on shared geography.

Plenar.io

Plenar.io

We worked with researchers and policy students to build a new platform to explore and build with open data through space and time.


Blog

Parse names and parse ... anything, really by Jeff Ernsthausen (AJC)

Parse names and parse ... anything, really

Mar 03, 2015 by Jeff Ernsthausen (AJC) , Cathy Deng

Based on the success of usaddress, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and DataMade are happy to announce two new parser tools in our collaboration: probablepeople - a parser for person names and parserator - a toolkit for making your own probabilistic, domain-specific parser.

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