Posts tagged dataviz

m.e.driscoll: data utopian: data visualization is a halfway house

medriscoll:

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(Image credit: A.Koblin for RadioHead)

This is a phrase that has stuck with me since Tim O’Reilly uttered some form of it two years ago. Tim was talking about online cartography, saying it’s not the maps that matter: it’s getting to our destination. Maps are a half-step short of that…

sunfoundation:

Livehoods examines the way neighborhoods work in real life

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have analyzed foursquare check-ins to build a visualization of the way neighborhoods function in the real world. Livehoods provides a fascinating real-time look at the way neighborhoods really behave instead of the way they’re defined by the street grid, offering unique analysis possibilities for city planners and businesses.

sunfoundation:

Livehoods examines the way neighborhoods work in real life

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have analyzed foursquare check-ins to build a visualization of the way neighborhoods function in the real world. Livehoods provides a fascinating real-time look at the way neighborhoods really behave instead of the way they’re defined by the street grid, offering unique analysis possibilities for city planners and businesses.