Human data shows how we move in cities.
Human helps people move almost twice as much in six weeks. Every day, people track millions of activities with our app. We visualized 7.5 Million miles of activity in major cities all across the globe to get an insight into Human activity. Walking, running, cycling, and motorized transportation data tell us different stories.
The Responsive City: Engaging Communities Through Data-Smart Governance, by Susan Crawford and Stephen Goldsmith.
The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences by Rob Kitchin
A new forthcoming book by the great Rob Kitchin, another book I will read this year for sure.
| City | Data | Future | exhibition
24th September 2014 – 7th October 2014
Exhibition 24th September – 7th October 2014
Symposium Thursday 25th September 2014.
Venue Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, Italy.1
The UrbanIxD project takes the view that cities in the future will contain a complex mesh of interconnected, heterogeneous technological systems. Technology will continue to evolve, and the data-reading and writing capabilites of cities will only increase, but mess and complexity will still be the background context.
The focus of the emergent field of Urban Interaction Design is public space and the relationships between people – with and through technology2. The currency of these interactions is data. Making sense of this data, and making it meaningful, transparent, useful and enjoyable is a challenge for interaction design.
The | City | Data | Future | exhibition speculates about the possible futures that city inhabitants might experience.
Urban data: From fetish object to social object
image by Robin Howie
Official launch of Programmable City project, 25th March 2014
Mobile & Sensible Moscow
Interactive data visualization of research ‘Transport Network and Social Network: Motion and Emotion’ Moscow Urban Forum 2013 Research is the collaboration between Thomson Reuters, Mathrioshka and MegaFon Сommissioned by the coordinator of complex research ‘Archaeology of the periphery’ consortium bureau Meganom and Institute Strelka
(via This Is What Informal Transit Looks Like When You Actually Map It - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities)
For the past half-decade or so, in a phenomenon most everyone reading this site is no doubt already intimately acquainted with, data-derived artifacts (dynamic visualizations, digital maps, interac…
If Adam Greenfield is organizing this, it will be worth considering it (if you are into data visualization, or not, but maybe how to democratize digital information tools