Posts Tagged 'information visualization'

Through the city on a cloud of data

New article on Big Data, cities and visualisation on Audi Urban Future Initiative »: Whether we are phoning, looking for a partner online, networking via Facebook and Twitter or presenting our customer card when we go shopping – we leave

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Through the city on a cloud of data

New article on Big Data, cities and visualisation on Audi Urban Future Initiative »: Whether we are phoning, looking for a partner online, networking via Facebook and Twitter or presenting our customer card when we go shopping – we leave

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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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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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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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Where do people tweet during the Taksim-square protests in Istanbul?

Small test using 48 hours of geolocated tweets in Istanbul, gathered during the protests at Taksim-square in Istanbul. Although there is a clear density at the square, it is even more obvious that people tweet most from the bars and

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Where do people tweet during the Taksim-square protests in Istanbul?

Small test using 48 hours of geolocated tweets in Istanbul, gathered during the protests at Taksim-square in Istanbul. Although there is a clear density at the square, it is even more obvious that people tweet most from the bars and

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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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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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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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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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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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The Software Approach to Fixing Cities

Are fast, cheap, and disruptive ideas for urban planning and civic improvement better than traditional ones? Find the original article here: The Software Approach to Fixing Cities · by Luc Meier, Reposted from Nextrends “In recent years, there has been a nascent movement

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The Software Approach to Fixing Cities

Are fast, cheap, and disruptive ideas for urban planning and civic improvement better than traditional ones? Find the original article here: The Software Approach to Fixing Cities · by Luc Meier, Reposted from Nextrends “In recent years, there has been a nascent movement

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