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Maps and politics; intrinsically intertwined

See how borders change on Google Maps depending on where you view them

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Maps and politics; intrinsically intertwined

See how borders change on Google Maps depending on where you view them

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596 Acres

A team of law and information design professionals aim to help citizens transform vacant public land in the city of New York into community resources. 596 Acres began their approach by analysing open data on vacant land provided by the city,

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596 Acres

A team of law and information design professionals aim to help citizens transform vacant public land in the city of New York into community resources. 596 Acres began their approach by analysing open data on vacant land provided by the city,

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Feral Robotic Public Authoring

Digital methods, such as data mining and mapping, are increasingly used in spatial projects with the aim of enhancing community engagement or civic self-organisation. This project is a collaboration between artists’ studio Proboscis and artist Natalie Jeremijenko, named Feral Robotics

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Feral Robotic Public Authoring

Digital methods, such as data mining and mapping, are increasingly used in spatial projects with the aim of enhancing community engagement or civic self-organisation. This project is a collaboration between artists’ studio Proboscis and artist Natalie Jeremijenko, named Feral Robotics

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The city as lab for own improvement

De Stad als lab voor eigen verbetering. Interesting article related to the work that Living Lab in Genk is doing: http://www.platform31.nl/nieuws/de-stad-als-lab-voor-eigen-verbetering What determines economic and social resilience of regions, and what are the opportunities for renewed growth and innovation in

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The city as lab for own improvement

De Stad als lab voor eigen verbetering. Interesting article related to the work that Living Lab in Genk is doing: http://www.platform31.nl/nieuws/de-stad-als-lab-voor-eigen-verbetering What determines economic and social resilience of regions, and what are the opportunities for renewed growth and innovation in

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¿Por qué nos obsesionan los mapas en la era del GPS?

Interesante artículo en El Pais, noviembre 2015. “La cartografía digital ofrece una visión muy egocéntrica del mundo. Siempre estamos en el centro de nuestros mapas. Somos “topofílicos” y estamos obsesionados con la representación del espacio y su posesión, no es

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¿Por qué nos obsesionan los mapas en la era del GPS?

Interesante artículo en El Pais, noviembre 2015. “La cartografía digital ofrece una visión muy egocéntrica del mundo. Siempre estamos en el centro de nuestros mapas. Somos “topofílicos” y estamos obsesionados con la representación del espacio y su posesión, no es

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Finding communities by mapping time-spams and language-use

Eric Fischer’s Geotaggers’ World Atlas maps traces of geo-tagged photos in fifty different cities from the platforms Flickr and Picasa, documenting the city from either the locals’ or the tourists’ perspective. The distinction between tourists and locals is made by

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Finding communities by mapping time-spams and language-use

Eric Fischer’s Geotaggers’ World Atlas maps traces of geo-tagged photos in fifty different cities from the platforms Flickr and Picasa, documenting the city from either the locals’ or the tourists’ perspective. The distinction between tourists and locals is made by

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Tearing Europe apart

http://visual.ly/tearing-europe-apart   Animated map of 1000 years of European border change:

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Tearing Europe apart

http://visual.ly/tearing-europe-apart   Animated map of 1000 years of European border change:

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The smartphone map zombie

An article about the slow death of purposeless walking. Although I strongly plead for the (resurgence of the) aimless stroll, I don’t agree with the romanticised view on it as is presented in this article. Times have changed and so

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The smartphone map zombie

An article about the slow death of purposeless walking. Although I strongly plead for the (resurgence of the) aimless stroll, I don’t agree with the romanticised view on it as is presented in this article. Times have changed and so

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The city and its small data

An interesting article (in Spanish) about small data and research methods: http://blogs.cccb.org/lab/es/article_la-ciutat-i-les-seves-dades-petites/

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The city and its small data

An interesting article (in Spanish) about small data and research methods: http://blogs.cccb.org/lab/es/article_la-ciutat-i-les-seves-dades-petites/

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‘There’s land if you want it’: how a hand-drawn map is transforming vacant lots in Brooklyn

596 Acres is a non-profit organisation that seeks for community empowerment and sustained local action. A team of design, law and information technology professionals aims to help citizens transform vacant public land in the city of New York into community

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‘There’s land if you want it’: how a hand-drawn map is transforming vacant lots in Brooklyn

596 Acres is a non-profit organisation that seeks for community empowerment and sustained local action. A team of design, law and information technology professionals aims to help citizens transform vacant public land in the city of New York into community

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