ENTRIES TAGGED "mapping"

Visualization of the Week: Urban metabolism

Visualizing cities' energy usage, population density, and material intensity.

This week's visualization is an interactive web-mapping tool that lets you explore energy usage, material intensity and the overall "urban metabolism" of major U.S. cities.

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Visualization of the Week: AntiMap

A mobile mapping app lets users capture and visualize their movements.

The DIY mapping tool AntiMap lets users capture their movements via their mobile devices, then visualize and analyze their movements.

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Global Adaptation Index enables better data-driven decisions

Global Adaptation Index enables better data-driven decisions

The Global Adaptation Index combines development indicators from 161 countries.

Speed, accessibility and open data have come together in the Global Adaptation Index, a new data browser that rates a given country's vulnerability to environmental shifts.

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Strata Week: Life, by the numbers

Strata Week: Life, by the numbers

Mapping 311 data, the social effects of traffic, Google Maps and border disputes, and a natural language processing challenge.

This issue of Strata Week follows the path of data through cities, streets and border conflicts. We conclude our journey with a little brain work, as a programming challenge is announced to automatically identify topics and trends in Twitter and Facebook updates.

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Strata Week: Grabbing a slice

Strata Week: Grabbing a slice

Digits of pi, extruding images with iPads, and mapping the past on top of the present

In this edition of Strata Week: The 2,000,000,000,000,000th digit of pi is calculated with an assist from Hadoop and MapReduce; a new technique uses iPads to extrude light paintings across a long exposure shot; Historypin links historical photos to Google Street View shots; and this is the last week for Strata Conference proposal submissions.

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