Posts Tagged ‘ locative ’

HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

March 11, 2014
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HereHere: Mapping the Concerns of NY Citizens as an Iconographic Map

Here Here [herehere.co], developed by Future Social Experiences (FuSE) Labs at Microsoft Research, expresses neighborhood-specific public data by mapping it as text labels and cartoon-like iconography. The data is based on New York City's 311 non-e...

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Circular Binning Map Highlights Enjoyable U.S. Weather Conditions

February 11, 2014
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Circular Binning Map Highlights Enjoyable U.S. Weather Conditions

Binning is a clever method to avoid overlapping data points by aggregating multiple points in a grid of polygons, and using color to denote the relative density (see some interesting explanations here and here). The map The Pleasant Places to Live [k...

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Where Students Study Abroad via the European Erasmus Network

November 25, 2013
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Where Students Study Abroad via the European Erasmus Network

Erasmus is an European Union student exchange program that allows more than 75.000 European students to travel abroad and study in a country different from their home. The network consists of over 2.900 universities, which are interconnected by over 9...

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Chesapeake Bay Grasses: Tracking Underwater Vegetation over Time

April 26, 2013
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Chesapeake Bay Grasses: Tracking Underwater Vegetation over Time

Chesapeake Bay Grasses [chesapeakebay.net], designed by Stamen Design is an interactive map that tracks a quite exotic subject: the changes of the underwater grasses at Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. Accordingly, the map ...

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Barcelona by Night – Seen through the Lens of Social Media

March 6, 2013
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Barcelona by Night – Seen through the Lens of Social Media

atNight - Designing the City at Night [atnight.ws] is a research project at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya led by Mar Santamaria (researcher) in collaboration with Pablo Martínez (lighting designer) and Jordi Bari (engineer). It in...

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How Credit Card Usage Changes in a City during a Big Conference

February 25, 2013
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How Credit Card Usage Changes in a City during a Big Conference

"The economic impact of the MWC on Barcelona" [mwcimpact.com] by cloud-based mapping company CartoDB and the Spanish bank BBVA shines a new light on the analysis of credit card transactions. The comparative maps show the number of credit card transac...

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TweetBeat: what were the Sentiments on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy?

November 22, 2012
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TweetBeat: what were the Sentiments on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy?

Global Twitter Heartbeat [facebook.com] is the "first ever" visualization that combines population, tone and geographic analytics together on an animated heat map. And it is based on the analysis of about 50 million tweets per day with the help of an ...

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3D Globe Maps FIFA Development Projects on a Tesselated Map

November 21, 2012
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3D Globe Maps FIFA Development Projects on a Tesselated Map

The FIFA Development Globe [fifa.com] visualizes the development work across the world by FIFA on an impressive 3D, interactive globe. All events and projects that are related to the many FIFA programmes and projects are placed on a 3D globe as colo...

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Station Maps: Browser-Based 3D Maps of the London Underground

June 28, 2012
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Station Maps: Browser-Based 3D Maps of the London Underground

Station Maps [aeracode.org] by programmer Andrew Godwin contains a large collection of browser-based (HTML5) 3D maps depicting different London Underground/DLR stations. Most of the stations are modelled from memory in combination with a few diagram...

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