recent from Uncategorized Cascade
The New York Times R&D Dept. has come up with Cascade as a way to  visuaize the life cycle of their news stories in social media and specifically, on Twitter. More than simply representing the life cycle of a story when readers tweet it, Cascade allows for the so called ‘influencers’ to be...
recent from Social Media GPS and mobile: distance and pace
With Ian Spalter and Richard Ting as creative directors, the R/GA advertising agency in NY just created an excellent application for Nike. Anyone with an iPhone or iPod touch can download the app and start running with no additional hardware. It tracks route (and here’s the geo) as well as distance (so...
recent from Aesthetics Ana’s prezi (SXSW 2011)
Click the image above. You’ll be taken to the presentation that I made public on the Prezi site. Once you’re there, and if you’re not familiar with Prezi: Use the arrows under the presentation window to navigate. You can also choose ‘full screen’ from the “More”...
recent from Literature Ivanhoe: interpretation of humanities documents
IVANHOE is a an online playspace for collaboration developed at the SpecLab research group at the University of Virginia. The scholars behind this large project use the expression ‘scholarly gamesmanship’ to signify the complex types of interaction allowed by the game, which include...

Cascade

The New York Times R&D Dept. has come up with Cascade as a way to  visuaize the life cycle of their news stories in social media and specifically, on Twitter. More than simply representing the life cycle of a story when readers tweet it, Cascade allows for the so called ‘influencers’ to be identified, as well as the terms that were shared the most, amongst...

GPS and mobile: distance and pace

With Ian Spalter and Richard Ting as creative directors, the R/GA advertising agency in NY just created an excellent application for Nike. Anyone with an iPhone or iPod touch can download the app and start running with no additional hardware. It tracks route (and here’s the geo) as well as distance (so temporal here is translated as distance + pace). A color -coded heat...

Irene’s Presentation

Never did I think our panel would dive as deeply as it did into the questions of geo temporal visualization. Certainly, I knew the work we had done to prepare, but the conversation that started from them on has been wonderfully thoughtful. I wanted to share my slides with you all even though they may not adequately represent my portion of the panel. As a bit of context to...

Ana’s prezi (SXSW 2011)

Click the image above. You’ll be taken to the presentation that I made public on the Prezi site. Once you’re there, and if you’re not familiar with Prezi: Use the arrows under the presentation window to navigate. You can also choose ‘full screen’ from the “More” menu on left bottom of the Prezi window (in this mode, right and left...

Nick’s Slides

Nick Rabinowitz’s slides from the panel can be found here. They cover a variety of approaches to geotemporal visualization, and as a special bonus, you can download the arduously collected dataset of New England town incorporation dates. Note that you’ll need Firefox or Chrome to see the Protovis examples, and Java to see those made with...

BBC Flash timeline for “A History of the World in 100 Objects”

 This “timeline” is part of the companion website for BBC Radio’s series “A History of the World in 100 Objects“. Although it lacks an explicit geographic dimension, the user interacts with time as if it were space, moving forward — as if down a Doctor Who-style time tunnel — to later periods and objects. The website also...

GeoDia

GeoDia is a spatial timeline of the ancient Mediterranean. It was developed to help students understand the complex relationships and interactions between the people connected by the Mediterranean Sea between the late Neolithic and the 4th century AD. It represents one approach to the modeling of space and time: though the visualization of these components is traditional...