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mericson / loadUrl.jsx
Created September 10, 2013 14:13
Loads data from a URL in Adobe Illustrator! (Uses Bridge behind the scenes)
var doc = app.activeDocument;
var docPath = doc.path;
function loadUrl(url, callback) {
var bt = new BridgeTalk(); = 'bridge' ;
scotthmurray /
Last active July 13, 2019 18:19
Ideas for where to post and publicize open data journalism positions

Where to Post your Data Journalism Jobs

Update: This has moved. An updated and maintained version is here:

I posed this question on Twitter:

If you wanted to hire a “data journalist” to support an existing reporting team with data parsing + vis, how would you find that person?

I've documented the responses here. Basically, there seems to be only one job site specifically for data journalists (so far!), and several others, depending on which audience you want to reach (e.g., more focused on development, data vis, or journalism).

# MAC manipulators
alias random_mac='sudo ifconfig en0 ether `openssl rand -hex 6 | sed "s/\(..\)/\1:/g; s/.$//"`'
alias restore_mac='sudo ifconfig en0 ether YOUR_ORIGINAL_MAC_ADDRESS_GOES_HERE'