Author Archives: Alex Piacentini

Twitter sentiment analysis tests

This post collects some visualisation tests being done at LUST on sentiment analysis. A list of emotions (inspired by Plutchik‘s theory of emotion) and corresponding words is used as a base for the analysis. Various sets of geolocalized tweets were

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Twitter sentiment analysis tests

This post collects some visualisation tests being done at LUST on sentiment analysis. A list of emotions (inspired by Plutchik‘s theory of emotion) and corresponding words is used as a base for the analysis. Various sets of geolocalized tweets were

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New Town Traces

LUST was asked to design the cover for the 2/2013 issue of Dutch magazine S+RO – Stedenbouw + Ruimtelijke Ordening. The theme of the issue is New Towns, or planned communities. The policy for the former growing centers has constantly been accompanied

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New Town Traces

LUST was asked to design the cover for the 2/2013 issue of Dutch magazine S+RO – Stedenbouw + Ruimtelijke Ordening. The theme of the issue is New Towns, or planned communities. The policy for the former growing centers has constantly been accompanied

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The Virtual City

This project by Jonas Groot Kormelink visualizes the virtual alter egos of the cities of Arnhem, Amsterdam and Schiphol within an interactive application. Data collected from Facebook (check-ins, likes and posts) shape this virtual buildings over a time span of one

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The Virtual City

This project by Jonas Groot Kormelink visualizes the virtual alter egos of the cities of Arnhem, Amsterdam and Schiphol within an interactive application. Data collected from Facebook (check-ins, likes and posts) shape this virtual buildings over a time span of one

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Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

As far as data analysis is concerned, Twitter is primarily used for retrospective tracking of sentiment and other social data, but could geolocated Tweets be used to plan for the future? Data-mapping work by Eric Fischer suggests that it could. If the

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Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

As far as data analysis is concerned, Twitter is primarily used for retrospective tracking of sentiment and other social data, but could geolocated Tweets be used to plan for the future? Data-mapping work by Eric Fischer suggests that it could. If the

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Internet Map

In a collaboration between PEER 1 Hosting, Steamclock Software, and Jeff Johnston, the Map of the Internet app provides a picture of what the physical Internet looks like. Users can view Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, universities and other organizations through

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Internet Map

In a collaboration between PEER 1 Hosting, Steamclock Software, and Jeff Johnston, the Map of the Internet app provides a picture of what the physical Internet looks like. Users can view Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, universities and other organizations through

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Barcelona atNight

atNight is an exploration on how Barcelona’s identity and perception change between night and day, through analysis of user generated content from various social networks. Some fascinating visual aspects were chosen to represent the information on the maps: data lights up the

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Barcelona atNight

atNight is an exploration on how Barcelona’s identity and perception change between night and day, through analysis of user generated content from various social networks. Some fascinating visual aspects were chosen to represent the information on the maps: data lights up the

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Prettymaps — Stamen Design

Prettymaps is an interactive map composed of multiple freely available, community-generated data sources, designed to push the limits of modern browsers and the aesthetic boundaries of traditional cartography. Manhattan: Toronto: Beijing: Berlin: Washington, DC: Dublin: Hong Kong: Houston: Tokyo:

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Prettymaps — Stamen Design

Prettymaps is an interactive map composed of multiple freely available, community-generated data sources, designed to push the limits of modern browsers and the aesthetic boundaries of traditional cartography. Manhattan: Toronto: Beijing: Berlin: Washington, DC: Dublin: Hong Kong: Houston: Tokyo:

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Mapping Data-Dense Cities as if They Were Mountains

The New York City Police Department publishes an incredibly dense database every year of the profiles of controversial “stop-and-frisk” encounters between officers and residents throughout the city. In any given year, there may be 500,000 or more such stops on the city’s

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Mapping Data-Dense Cities as if They Were Mountains

The New York City Police Department publishes an incredibly dense database every year of the profiles of controversial “stop-and-frisk” encounters between officers and residents throughout the city. In any given year, there may be 500,000 or more such stops on the city’s

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Quadrigram

This is a tool that offers different functionalities to display data, and export it to be shared. It also allows to include real time data streams. Quadrigram enables you to prototype and share ideas with your data rapidly as well

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Quadrigram

This is a tool that offers different functionalities to display data, and export it to be shared. It also allows to include real time data streams. Quadrigram enables you to prototype and share ideas with your data rapidly as well

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MapTube

MapTube is a free resource for viewing, sharing, mixing and mashing maps online. Created by UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, users can select any number of maps to overlay and view. This tool allows you to choose different maps

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MapTube

MapTube is a free resource for viewing, sharing, mixing and mashing maps online. Created by UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, users can select any number of maps to overlay and view. This tool allows you to choose different maps

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