Culture

Data in Your Menu Bar—Meet the Chartbeat Notifier

  Hack Weeks at Chartbeat are always a time of joy. A time of joy for trying and learning new things. It’s a great opportunity for everyone at the company…

by Harry
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Infographic: A Day in the Life of Web Content

Ever wonder what’s going on with all of the web content across the entire Chartbeat network? We wondered too. Questions like, how many articles are being posted online per day…

by Kate
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Product

What’s Most Popular and Most Engaging across the Web? Meet Chartbeat Rising.

A few weeks ago we launched the new Chartbeat Labs page and with it introduced our latest hack project that’s totally free and open to everyone on the internet, whether you’re a…

by Lauryn Bennett
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Culture

Guest Post: Vox Media, Hacking on Digital Ad Measurement with Chartbeat

Our guest blogger today is Michael Lovitt, VP of Engineering at Vox Media. Last month, Vox engineers spent three days at Chartbeat’s NY office hacking on digital ad measurement. I…

by Michael
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Culture

Five Reasons I Love Interning at Chartbeat

I’m currently a rising senior studying computer science at Brown University and I was introduced to Chartbeat through the NYC Turing Fellowship, for which I was selected as a semifinalist….

by Adrian
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Product

Big Board Mini Hack

You’re probably familiar with Big Boards – you use ‘em, you love ‘em, and they’re a super easy way of keeping everyone in the newsroom in the know about what stories…

by David
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Culture

Sound and Color: Data as Art

As an engineer at Chartbeat, I’m obviously a believer in the power of data visualization. When you have the right data displayed in the right way at the right time,…

by Danny
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Culture

Great Hack: Writing an MVC Framework From Scratch

Overview MVC frameworks are a design pattern commonly used when programming modern Graphical User Interfaces (GUI).  There are dozens of well-written, well-supported frameworks out there, so it is not to…

by Shaun
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Culture

Illuminating Hack: Pager Hue-ty

As many of you guys know, every 7 weeks at Chartbeat we have a Hack Week where we can work on any project or projects that interest us. At the…

by Justin
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Culture

Shaun’s Hack Week Recap: Step 1, Tackling the Data

Since my last blog post, things have been moving quickly over here. Hack Week was invigorating (i.e., hectic) as usual, and while I didn’t get to demo my hack because…

by Shaun
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Culture

Cool Hacks, Bro. Check Out These Hack Week Projects

Last week was Hack Week at Chartbeat, and while Shaun’s excited to update you soon on his reader project, there were so many awesome hacks this time around, I had…

by Juliana
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Culture

Hack Week Kickoff: Creating a Reader that Measures Quality

After wrapping up some exciting additions to the Heads Up Display, I’m diving into my second Hack Week here at Chartbeat. For those of you who don’t know, the Chartteam…

by Shaun
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