Posts Tagged 'Social'

Inside the lines

The Schilderswijk district in The Hague brings together many people from various backgrounds and ethnicities, with each of them using public space in his or her own way. Unfortunately, these different appropriations remain implicit most of the time. Yet, with

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Inside the lines

The Schilderswijk district in The Hague brings together many people from various backgrounds and ethnicities, with each of them using public space in his or her own way. Unfortunately, these different appropriations remain implicit most of the time. Yet, with

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*UrbanSensing presented at Dutch Digital Design: Made in Holland

Thursday May 22 2014, LUST presented the European *UrbanSensing project at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam at the first edition of Dutch Digital Design. Other keynote speakers presented projects like KLM Space, Philips Sonicare App, Sundays and De Correspondent. This

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*UrbanSensing presented at Dutch Digital Design: Made in Holland

Thursday May 22 2014, LUST presented the European *UrbanSensing project at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam at the first edition of Dutch Digital Design. Other keynote speakers presented projects like KLM Space, Philips Sonicare App, Sundays and De Correspondent. This

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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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How Social Media Is Fuelling Gang Wars in Chicago

WIRED magazine just published an interesting article on how social media is fuelling gang wars in Chicago. In the context of ✳UrbanSensing, it would be an interesting test case to also map this geographically and discover patterns. Our language analysis tool

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How Social Media Is Fuelling Gang Wars in Chicago

WIRED magazine just published an interesting article on how social media is fuelling gang wars in Chicago. In the context of ✳UrbanSensing, it would be an interesting test case to also map this geographically and discover patterns. Our language analysis tool

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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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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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Digital divides: Geolocated tweets in African cities

Original articles here and here. Below, you can find maps of all geocoded tweets published in November 2012 in Accra, Cairo, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lagos, Tunis, Nairobi, Kigali, Mogadishu, and Addis Ababa. Look for the information presences and absences;

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Digital divides: Geolocated tweets in African cities

Original articles here and here. Below, you can find maps of all geocoded tweets published in November 2012 in Accra, Cairo, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Lagos, Tunis, Nairobi, Kigali, Mogadishu, and Addis Ababa. Look for the information presences and absences;

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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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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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