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2010-04-26 18:14:00

SEATTLE, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence software, and ReadWriteWeb today announced that Rina Bongsu-Petersen from Chicago has won the first Tableau Public interactive graph contest for bloggers and websites. Bongsu-Petersen's winning graphic, available at http://tinyurl.com/winner-tableau, has earned her more than $3,500 in prizes including a free trip to Web 2.0/San Francisco in May. (Photo:...

2010-03-03 23:01:00

SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the opening of a new blog-based data visualization competition using Tableau Public, a new free tool for creating and publishing interactive graphs on the web using public data of interest to bloggers and their readers. The competition encourages bloggers to develop interactive data visualizations. More than $3,500 in prizes will be awarded to the winner. Sponsoring the contest are Tableau Software, creator of Tableau Public and the global...

2008-07-29 03:01:00

By Anonymous Howard Rheingold is a writer, technology theorist, and online community builder. He cofounded the groundbreaking Web site hotWired in 1994 and is the author of numerous books, including Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. His online home is Rheingold.com. seesmic.com Seesmic is a fascinating, time-consuming, and amusing technology that is pioneering online threaded-video conversations. In the same manner that chat boards work, users will be able to start their own video...

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Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.