Monthly Archives: April 2009


This could be good… and in particular this essay inside: New Media, Cultural Heritage and the Sense of Place: Mapping the Conceptual Ground pp. 197-209(13) Author: Malpas, Jeff

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Jeffery Veen on big data sets

An interesting talk by Jeffrey Veen on Visualisations of large data

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Hear Planet for iPhone

This is kinda fun for the iPhone – its plays wikipedia citations according to the geo-location information. Obviously many of these are historical. I’ll install on my iphone and feedback after wandering the streets of edinburgh!

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IceCondor and GeoCubes

While wandering through the RSS feeds this morning I came across two interesting projects via Programmable Web. IceCondor is interesting for a few reasons – it works with social media, location, mashups and it is for the Googles Android platform. … Continue reading

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Data visualisations in Time and Space

Just as a follow on from yesterdays post I came across this interesting project – Synchronous Objects via One Floor Up The Cued Annontations view is really interesting, looking at how the dancers react to one another and how that … Continue reading

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Data Visualisations and Time

As time will be one of the navigation elements in the project I was having a look through some implementations in other projects. I came across this rather interesting timeline of timelines. Smashing magazine have done a couple of round … Continue reading

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Open Location Services

Its intersting to note that the geospatial community’s main standards promoting body , whilst having a suite of open location service interfaces, seems not be as dynamic in this areas as in some others. Is this because the market is … Continue reading

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Situationists City

An interesting thought that springs to mind about the experience of walking a city but using a map that doesn’t ‘match’ the actual space, is Guy Debord and his writings upon the Situationists International. A classic example might be Debord’s … Continue reading

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Development Libraries for Mobile Platforms

One of the big issues facing the development of smart phone applications is developing something which will work cross platform.  Trying to support multiple platforms can prove to be a challenge but there are a few helpful hands out there … Continue reading

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Shadows from another place

This online art piece by Paula Levine is an interesting take on GPS the origin of  surveillance technologies. “Shadows from another place” is a series of hypothetical mappings, web-based and site specific, that use Global Positioning Systems to imagine the … Continue reading

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