Average Traffic Density of US Highways (1944)

Urban Demographics has found this awesome map showing the predicted average traffic density of US highways in 1944. Impressive when you know that they did not have GIS in those days. Via Urban Demographics: Demography & Urban Studies

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Average Traffic Density of US Highways (1944)

Urban Demographics has found this awesome map showing the predicted average traffic density of US highways in 1944. Impressive when you know that they did not have GIS in those days. Via Urban Demographics: Demography & Urban Studies

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Geographies of Time

While municipal boundaries (zip codes or administrative boundaries) are actually necessary to provide order and organization to the city, they are not reflecting how people actually live and perceive areas. The specific goal here is to build novel maps of

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Geographies of Time

While municipal boundaries (zip codes or administrative boundaries) are actually necessary to provide order and organization to the city, they are not reflecting how people actually live and perceive areas. The specific goal here is to build novel maps of

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✳UrbanSensing featured in El Pais

El Pais, one of the most important newspapers in Spain, featured an article on the  ✳UrbanSensing project the 27th of May 2013. Titled “La ciudad inteligente es usted” (You are the Smart City) it describes the project  and shows examples.

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✳UrbanSensing featured in El Pais

El Pais, one of the most important newspapers in Spain, featured an article on the  ✳UrbanSensing project the 27th of May 2013. Titled “La ciudad inteligente es usted” (You are the Smart City) it describes the project  and shows examples.

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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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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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ChoiceMaps: A New Way to Measure Neighborhoods

ChoiceMaps is a new tool developed by WalkScore that allows users to evaluate the “choice depth” of neighborhoods. from ChoiceMaps: A New Way to Measure Neighborhoods — Walk Score Blog. “It’s great to see more cities adopting plans with goals around

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ChoiceMaps: A New Way to Measure Neighborhoods

ChoiceMaps is a new tool developed by WalkScore that allows users to evaluate the “choice depth” of neighborhoods. from ChoiceMaps: A New Way to Measure Neighborhoods — Walk Score Blog. “It’s great to see more cities adopting plans with goals around

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Conference on New Urban models based on collective intelligence

Javier Lima from Mobivery will present the ✳UrbanSensing project at this conference “SMART CITIES. ” Hacia nuevos modelos urbanos basados en la Inteligencia Colectiva” on May 7th 2013 in Madrid.    

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Conference on New Urban models based on collective intelligence

Javier Lima from Mobivery will present the ✳UrbanSensing project at this conference “SMART CITIES. ” Hacia nuevos modelos urbanos basados en la Inteligencia Colectiva” on May 7th 2013 in Madrid.    

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Hedonometer

“Where does the word ‘hedonometer’ come from?” The economist Francis Edgeworth coined the term hedonometer in the late 1800’s to describe “an ideally perfect instrument, a psychophysical machine, continually registering the height of pleasure experienced by an individual.” From Hedonometer.org Happiness, it’s

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Hedonometer

“Where does the word ‘hedonometer’ come from?” The economist Francis Edgeworth coined the term hedonometer in the late 1800’s to describe “an ideally perfect instrument, a psychophysical machine, continually registering the height of pleasure experienced by an individual.” From Hedonometer.org Happiness, it’s

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Tracks’nTraces in Milan

Map in Milan that actually shows how people are using it, and highlights the most pointed at places of interest visualizing users patterns.

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Tracks’nTraces in Milan

Map in Milan that actually shows how people are using it, and highlights the most pointed at places of interest visualizing users patterns.

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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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Civic Data Challenge 2013

The Civic Data Challenge (an initiative from the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation) turns the raw data of ‘civic health’ into useful applications and visualizations that have direct impact on public decision-making. In order to

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Civic Data Challenge 2013

The Civic Data Challenge (an initiative from the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation) turns the raw data of ‘civic health’ into useful applications and visualizations that have direct impact on public decision-making. In order to

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