Posts Tagged 'Demography'

Urban sensing: study the dynamics of the city with social networks

Corriere.it (Corriere della Sera online), one of the most read online newspaper in Italy, published an article about ✳UrbanSensing project and how the analysis of social media contents can help to improve everyday life. Read the whole article: Urban Sensing: studiare le

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Urban sensing: study the dynamics of the city with social networks

Corriere.it (Corriere della Sera online), one of the most read online newspaper in Italy, published an article about ✳UrbanSensing project and how the analysis of social media contents can help to improve everyday life. Read the whole article: Urban Sensing: studiare le

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Powerful Data: The city makes its voice heard

A new article on the *UrbanSensing Project was published on the Audi Urban Future Initiative  site. The initiative aims to establish a dialogue about urban mobility and sustainable and enjoyable ways to move from one place to another. It is a multifaceted effort rooted

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Powerful Data: The city makes its voice heard

A new article on the *UrbanSensing Project was published on the Audi Urban Future Initiative  site. The initiative aims to establish a dialogue about urban mobility and sustainable and enjoyable ways to move from one place to another. It is a multifaceted effort rooted

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The Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatiotemporal Information between Virtual and Real Worlds

The University College London (Geography), Birmingham University (Computer Science), and City University London (Engineering), in partnership with experts in Visual Analytics at Purdue University and Arizona State University in the United States want to link information pertaining to human characteristics in real and virtual worlds in order to better understand

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The Uncertainty of Identity: Linking Spatiotemporal Information between Virtual and Real Worlds

The University College London (Geography), Birmingham University (Computer Science), and City University London (Engineering), in partnership with experts in Visual Analytics at Purdue University and Arizona State University in the United States want to link information pertaining to human characteristics in real and virtual worlds in order to better understand

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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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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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The Link Between Kids Who Walk or Bike to School and Concentration

According to this article in The Atlantic Cities, there is a link between Kids Who Walk or Bike to School and Concentration. In the context of the ✳UrbanSensing project it is interesting to see if we can distinguish similar patterns from the

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The Link Between Kids Who Walk or Bike to School and Concentration

According to this article in The Atlantic Cities, there is a link between Kids Who Walk or Bike to School and Concentration. In the context of the ✳UrbanSensing project it is interesting to see if we can distinguish similar patterns from the

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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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Dots Concentration VS Areas for Demographic Visualizations

In this post and video William Rankin of Yale University talks about his map of Chicago, highlighting some pretty straightforward but thoughtful considerations on about demographic visualisations on maps. “Any city-dweller knows that most neighborhoods don’t have stark boundaries. Yet on

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Dots Concentration VS Areas for Demographic Visualizations

In this post and video William Rankin of Yale University talks about his map of Chicago, highlighting some pretty straightforward but thoughtful considerations on about demographic visualisations on maps. “Any city-dweller knows that most neighborhoods don’t have stark boundaries. Yet on

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Population by Longitude and Latitude

These visualisations refere to traditional demographic data, but adopt a particular entry point to display it: longitude and latitude. It’s interesting to see how the same data seen from a different perspective can give new insights. Did you know that almost 90%

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Population by Longitude and Latitude

These visualisations refere to traditional demographic data, but adopt a particular entry point to display it: longitude and latitude. It’s interesting to see how the same data seen from a different perspective can give new insights. Did you know that almost 90%

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