Posts Tagged 'Twitter'

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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Review on the ✳UrbanSensing Project: The Urban Pulse

The Audi Urban Future Initiative, a forum for emerging ideas about the critical role of mobility in the twenty-first-century metropolis, a rapidly changing landscape of complex challenges and new opportunities, published an extensive article on the *UrbanSensing Project: The Urban

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Review on the ✳UrbanSensing Project: The Urban Pulse

The Audi Urban Future Initiative, a forum for emerging ideas about the critical role of mobility in the twenty-first-century metropolis, a rapidly changing landscape of complex challenges and new opportunities, published an extensive article on the *UrbanSensing Project: The Urban

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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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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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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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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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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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Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

As far as data analysis is concerned, Twitter is primarily used for retrospective tracking of sentiment and other social data, but could geolocated Tweets be used to plan for the future? Data-mapping work by Eric Fischer suggests that it could. If the

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Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

As far as data analysis is concerned, Twitter is primarily used for retrospective tracking of sentiment and other social data, but could geolocated Tweets be used to plan for the future? Data-mapping work by Eric Fischer suggests that it could. If 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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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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