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Posts will be slightly sporadic this week as I’ve been called out of London due to a family matter..

That said – we have a new Map of the Week post lined up, along with more Google Earth aerial panoramas and when we are back in the office the second part of the Oblivion Tutorial.

Just thought i would let people know.. in case anyone thought i was slacking 🙂

Andy

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Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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The Global Lab Podcast Teaser from CASA

A early heads up that the trailer for the forthcoming podcast from CASA – The Global Lab is now available on iTunes. Global Lab is a podcast about cities, global connectivity and the impact of technology produced here at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. Each episode features the latest news and perspectives from urban analysis, social complexity and innovation, as well as interviews with cutting-edge researchers from UCL-CASA and guests from further afield.

This podcast is an opportunity for researchers to discuss their work in a way accessible to a wider audience, and to involve people from UCL and the wider community. Martin Austwick of http://sociablephysics.wordpress.com/ fame and Steven Gray from http://bigdatatoolkit.org/ are planning to get researchers from all the major projects at CASA to talk about their work in the next few months, and give people the opportunity to present and edit in the long term. The first episode, featuring Martin De Jode, from TalesofThings, will be out in the next couple of weeks.
In the meantime, you can listen to the teaser trailer and subscribe via iTunes…
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-global-lab/id445573792
We view this as an exciting development in our outreach at CASA and part of a new plan to ramp up tutorials, blogging and general communications. As part of this a new website showcasing all of CASA’s research is coming soon, and as for Digital Urban, we are about to be back in play after some juggling of workloads…

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Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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  1. Tomasz - July 11, 2011

    why not allow simple mp3 download? I dont want no iapple iapps on my pc 😛

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Favourite Panoramas – Banksy

With over 100 panoramas now on the site its easy to lose the images that especially work well and capture the urban scene. As such we are planning to feature some of our favourites as new posts – the first of these is the panorama captured in front of the Chambermaid stencil by the artist Banksy, created in May 2006, on the wall of the Roundhouse in Camden. According to the Camden New Journal Article the maid is a portrait of Leita who worked in a Hotel in Los Angeles.

Libbey Cambell the newly elected Liberal Democrat Councilor stated that “Banksy should of got permission for the art and ask who is going to pay to have it removed?”. We are glad to say that is hasn’t been removed as the owners of the Roundhouse rather like it and it is refreshing to see innovative images on the streets of London. As for Libbey, you would of thought she would have other things to worry about in Camden to be honest…

View the Quicktime panorama of Banksy’s Stencil at the Roundhouse, Camden, London (2.9Mb). You can also simply view a larger version of the image (290K).

If you have any favourites or would like any in 18 x24 inch glossy prints – great Christmas Presents and very exclusive as we dont normally as a rule sell the images – let us know via the email link on the side bar.

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Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

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