MEDIA ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2014 (November 19-22 2014)
|city|data|future| INTERACTIONS IN HYBRID URBAN SPACE: THE URBANIXD EXHIBITION (September 24 2014)
DIGITAL INTELLIGENCE 2014 (September 17-19 2014)
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.
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
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
A fascinating use of data:
"It looks a bit like an isochrone, a map showing how far you can travel on a transportation network in a given time frame, starting from a single location. But this map tells us something about every point of origin in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region simultaneously. Specifically, it tells us how many jobs are accessible within 30 minutes – using the key at right – from each location by public transit, during the 7-9 a.m. peak morning window. The darker green areas have the greatest accessibility to jobs; the lighter green areas have the least. The red lines show transit routes.”
The Most Sophisticated Flickr Maps We’ve Ever Seen
The Flickr tool in particular contains an enormous wealth of data – photos themselves, their location, the topical tags associated with them – that can be spliced in infinite ways and visualized across time to illustrate individual events like a natural disaster, or specific geographies like the one associated with Occupy protesters. TraceMedia initially launched the project last year in London, but recently updated it to include more than 50 global cities, some with Flickr data going back as far as 2004. You can view any city during a specific window of time, or in an animation over time, while simultaneously plotting multiple tags (like in the London map shown above).