Posts Tagged 'Aesthetics'

Reversed Street View of the City

How would Milan look like when you add all Street View information to a map? Here are a few tests that give a clue. Currently these are being developed into useful visualizations for *UrbanSensing.      

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Reversed Street View of the City

How would Milan look like when you add all Street View information to a map? Here are a few tests that give a clue. Currently these are being developed into useful visualizations for *UrbanSensing.      

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A Map of the US. made of one-celled organisms could make road network more efficient

Andy Adamatzky and Jeff Jones made this agar-gel map of the U.S., where the “roads” not quite mirror reality, but they could help scientists build more-robust networks in the future. The mold began in New York and grew across the country, seeking out

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A Map of the US. made of one-celled organisms could make road network more efficient

Andy Adamatzky and Jeff Jones made this agar-gel map of the U.S., where the “roads” not quite mirror reality, but they could help scientists build more-robust networks in the future. The mold began in New York and grew across the country, seeking out

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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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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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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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Real Time Rome

Real Time Rome is the MIT SENSEable City Lab’s contribution to the 2006 Venice Biennale, directed by professor Richard Burdett. The project aggregated data from cell phones (obtained using Telecom Italia’s innovative Lochness platform), buses and taxis in Rome to

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Real Time Rome

Real Time Rome is the MIT SENSEable City Lab’s contribution to the 2006 Venice Biennale, directed by professor Richard Burdett. The project aggregated data from cell phones (obtained using Telecom Italia’s innovative Lochness platform), buses and taxis in Rome to

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Social media weather sentiment map

Clever°Franke publishes annual weather charts. In these charts, they explore methods to visualize last year’s weather. Social media weather sentiment vs. KNMI weather data For 2012 they focused on the relationship between weather data provided by the KNMI (Royal Netherlands

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Social media weather sentiment map

Clever°Franke publishes annual weather charts. In these charts, they explore methods to visualize last year’s weather. Social media weather sentiment vs. KNMI weather data For 2012 they focused on the relationship between weather data provided by the KNMI (Royal Netherlands

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Skin Colors

A test based on data from the US sensus, mapping people by skin color. The idea would be to make a atlas of the world, where each person would be represented as one pixel. Part of a bigger project of

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Skin Colors

A test based on data from the US sensus, mapping people by skin color. The idea would be to make a atlas of the world, where each person would be represented as one pixel. Part of a bigger project of

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