Data Visualisation

Shrinking Cities

Moving Datas from 1kilo on Vimeo. The movie above comes from shrinkingcities.com – they state that ‘Shrinking cities are a cultural challenge to us. In the Shrinking Cities project, architects, academics and artists investigate recent developments in Detroit, Ivanovo, Manchester / Liverpool and Halle / Leipzig – and make suggestions’….

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Geographic Data in Second Life

Now we have a route from ESRI’s ArcMap into Second Life it opens up all sorts of possibilities for importing geographical data into an environment that is ripe for public participation and collaboration type outreach activities. The movie below details various population data sets displayed per London Borough, it is…

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Royksopp – “Remind Me” Data and City Visualisation

“Remind Me”/”So Easy” was the first single from the Norwegian duo Röyksopp‘s debut album Melody A.M. The song features a visually stunning animated video, directed by the French motion graphics studio H5. It features a day in the life of a woman working in the London’s Square Mile solely through…

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Geographic Email: Flight Sim + Email = 3DMail

Merging Flight Simulation and Email DNA, 3D Mailbox is a mail system where each of your emails arrives via a jumbo jet from the relevant country into LAX airport. The concept while slightly bizarre is also interesting as it links an emails origins geographically according the countries national carrier. The…

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The Bottom Line – Its all about Data

Data is everything, it is the key to knowledge and understanding, spatial laboratories such as ours at CASA where digital urban is currently based cannot survive without it. We consume data at an ever increasing rate, process it, analysis, manipulate and merge it to visualise and ultimately aid our understanding…

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Real Time Weather Data in Second Life

Displaying real-time data in Second Life is intriguing as it represents a direct cross over between the real world and the virtual. It also links in well with our current work with the National Centre for E Social Science and as such we now have a new sample real-time weather…

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