Visualization

Embracing Complexity. Craving Simplicity

More a caution than a critique, I was fascinated and left to ponder Peter Liu’s time-based spatially informed map presented in the MapBox Blog this week. I think that the concept is absolutely sound and the implementation is skilful, thoughtful

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Embracing Complexity. Craving Simplicity

More a caution than a critique, I was fascinated and left to ponder Peter Liu’s time-based spatially informed map presented in the MapBox Blog this week. I think that the concept is absolutely sound and the implementation is skilful, thoughtful

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Hanging with the Hexes

Continuing the trend of plotting the Northern Ireland Assembly results on a custom hex map of constituencies (with the new 5 seaters), the latest (unverified results) are available here:

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Hanging with the Hexes

Continuing the trend of plotting the Northern Ireland Assembly results on a custom hex map of constituencies (with the new 5 seaters), the latest (unverified results) are available here:

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Using Onodo to Learn Network Analysis and Visualisation

During our seminar on Network Analysis and Visualisation in DH6010/6019 this past semester as a group we enjoyed a case study involving network analysis of the Star Wars characters presented by Evelina Gabasova (http://evelinag.com/blog/2016/01-25-social-network-force-awakens/index.html#.V7Mn5WXi-f4). She does a superb job of combining analysis, explaining her

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Using Onodo to Learn Network Analysis and Visualisation

During our seminar on Network Analysis and Visualisation in DH6010/6019 this past semester as a group we enjoyed a case study involving network analysis of the Star Wars characters presented by Evelina Gabasova (http://evelinag.com/blog/2016/01-25-social-network-force-awakens/index.html#.V7Mn5WXi-f4). She does a superb job of combining analysis, explaining her

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Pondering Sidenotes

The last week found me teasing out techniques for working with sidenotes as alternative to footnotes or endnotes. In a contentually brilliant PhD Dissertation on timelines as a digital collection visualisation tool – I was concurrently impressed by the quality of the

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Pondering Sidenotes

The last week found me teasing out techniques for working with sidenotes as alternative to footnotes or endnotes. In a contentually brilliant PhD Dissertation on timelines as a digital collection visualisation tool – I was concurrently impressed by the quality of the

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Clever, Clever, Clever Data Visualisation and Property Prices

I am sure I should have seen this before. Findproperty.co.uk is amazingly integrated property locating service that utilises seme well-crafted data visualisation to provide access and context to data – and ultimately to inform the property location process. In 2008

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Clever, Clever, Clever Data Visualisation and Property Prices

I am sure I should have seen this before. Findproperty.co.uk is amazingly integrated property locating service that utilises seme well-crafted data visualisation to provide access and context to data – and ultimately to inform the property location process. In 2008

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I Like My Leap!

We all know that Shawn loves his mobile phones. It’s constant quest to find the optimal UX to suit my needs, sense of aesthetics and visual challenges. Last week, through the generosity of conference organisers I picked up a BlackBerry Leap

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I Like My Leap!

We all know that Shawn loves his mobile phones. It’s constant quest to find the optimal UX to suit my needs, sense of aesthetics and visual challenges. Last week, through the generosity of conference organisers I picked up a BlackBerry Leap

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Software as a Media for Thinking

I was thrilled to attend a presentation by Lev Manovich at the Trinity CTVR on the 6th Sept on ‘Cultural Analytics: How to use big data to unlearn what we know?’ The experience was inspiring and enthralling and my thanks

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Software as a Media for Thinking

I was thrilled to attend a presentation by Lev Manovich at the Trinity CTVR on the 6th Sept on ‘Cultural Analytics: How to use big data to unlearn what we know?’ The experience was inspiring and enthralling and my thanks

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On Kindred Britain: Are we are all one big clique?

One of the more exciting – for me personally at least – digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly 30,000 individuals — many of them iconic figures in

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On Kindred Britain: Are we are all one big clique?

One of the more exciting – for me personally at least – digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly 30,000 individuals — many of them iconic figures in

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Visualising the Vote Count

Well, it’s another election passed for me in Ireland. Ireland went to the polls last Friday and turnout was a respectable well above 50% of eligible voters stating their preferences. A few tight runs and a few surprises. The process

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Visualising the Vote Count

Well, it’s another election passed for me in Ireland. Ireland went to the polls last Friday and turnout was a respectable well above 50% of eligible voters stating their preferences. A few tight runs and a few surprises. The process

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Voter Participation Rates across the EU 2004-2014

Just for simples, a quick plot of voter turnout according to the EU Parliament over the past three elections by country. Note (and important) voting in EU elections is compulsory in Belgium, Luxemburg, Greece and Cyrus (and even then whoa

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Voter Participation Rates across the EU 2004-2014

Just for simples, a quick plot of voter turnout according to the EU Parliament over the past three elections by country. Note (and important) voting in EU elections is compulsory in Belgium, Luxemburg, Greece and Cyrus (and even then whoa

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