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State green tech survey sees growth
A state survey backed by federal stimulus funds predicts that “green jobs” will grow by over 25 percent in the next two years.
green  greentech  greenjobs  jobs  economy  survey  hawaii  grant  dlir  employment  labor  industry  report  statistics  from delicious
december 2010 by hawaii
How to be a data journalist
Data journalism trainer and writer Paul Bradshaw explains how to get started in data journalism, from getting to the data to visualising it.
datablog  datajournalism  journalism  data  visualization  statistics  tools  mashups  media  research  investigativejournalism  design  programming  reporting 
october 2010 by hawaii
Native Hawaiians: Vulnerability to early death at all ages
Throughout their lives, Native Hawaiians have higher risks of death than white Americans. The research is the first known study to assess mortality patterns at the national level, including those living outside the state.
hawaii  nativehawaiian  nativehawaiians  hawaiian  mortality  death  deathrates  mortalityrates  earlydeath  statistics  publichealth  health  nih 
september 2010 by hawaii
Triathletes at risk of deadly heart failures
Swim-bike-run triathlons pose at least twice the risk of sudden death as marathons do, the first study of these competitions has found. Each year, about 1,000 of these events are held and several hundred thousand Americans try one.
triathetes  triathlon  triathlons  ironman  marathons  swimming  cycling  health  heartfailure  suddendeath  death  study  statistics  Bytemarks  bc20090408 
april 2009 by hawaii
The State Of The Twittersphere (HubSpot Edition)
Until Twitter releases its own State of the Twittersphere report, this is as good as the data gets. 70% of Twitter users joined in 2008. 20% of Twitter users have joined in the past 60 days. The average user has been on Twitter 275 days.
twitter  statistics  users  analytics  report  userbase 
december 2008 by hawaii
Narrowband on the Decline in the U.S.
Hawaii had a 95 percent increase in broadband penetration this quarter, but the state only has a 5.7 percent penetration rate overall for broadband -- so there is still a lot more room for high-speed broadband growth.
imported  broadband  narrowband  dialup  internet  access  akamai  connectivity  statistics  bytemarkscafe  bc20081119 
november 2008 by hawaii
308 - The Pop Vs Soda Map « Strange Maps
When on a hot summer’s day you buy a carbonated beverage to quench your thirst, how do you order it? Do you ask for a soda, a pop or something else? That question lay at the basis of an article in the Journal of English Linguistics and of a map, showing the regional variation in American English of the names given to that type of drink.
strangemaps  maps  pop  soda  softdrink  beverage  coke  pepsi  statistics 
september 2008 by hawaii

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