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Data Anywhere: 2-day Workshop

Workshop Materials / Git Repo Location: CUNY Graduate Center Time: Sat 10-6pm and Sunday 12-6pm Room: 5409 **Please be sure you have registered below. The building is open, but we will be in an area that requires you check in

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Data Anywhere: 2-day Workshop

Workshop Materials / Git Repo Location: CUNY Graduate Center Time: Sat 10-6pm and Sunday 12-6pm Room: 5409 **Please be sure you have registered below. The building is open, but we will be in an area that requires you check in

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Occupy Sandy Open Data

Deidentified Occupy Sandy canvassing data for four hubs: Rockaways, SI, Red Hook and NJ This data was the focus of the Occupy Sandy inspired Open Data Day event, where a couple dozen data wranglers, activists, academics and other researchers came together on

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Occupy Sandy Open Data

Deidentified Occupy Sandy canvassing data for four hubs: Rockaways, SI, Red Hook and NJ This data was the focus of the Occupy Sandy inspired Open Data Day event, where a couple dozen data wranglers, activists, academics and other researchers came together on

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Mon 4/22 | Hacking Eve at Alpha One Labs

Join us on Monday, April 22nd! If you’re up for working on an ongoing project such as OccuPAR, Occupy Sandy data, or anything else, then find your way over to Brooklyn.  Our (incredible) friends at the Alpha One Labs will open up their makerspace

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Mon 4/22 | Hacking Eve at Alpha One Labs

Join us on Monday, April 22nd! If you’re up for working on an ongoing project such as OccuPAR, Occupy Sandy data, or anything else, then find your way over to Brooklyn.  Our (incredible) friends at the Alpha One Labs will open up their makerspace

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Occupy Sandy Data: Highlights and Preliminary Findings

With the aim of quantifying and visualizing the impact of the Occupy Sandy relief effort the Occupy Sandy data project began with an Open Data Day event on Feb 23rd, and work continued work at the hackathon Physically collecting, digitizing, and sanitizing the

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Occupy Sandy Data: Highlights and Preliminary Findings

With the aim of quantifying and visualizing the impact of the Occupy Sandy relief effort the Occupy Sandy data project began with an Open Data Day event on Feb 23rd, and work continued work at the hackathon Physically collecting, digitizing, and sanitizing the

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Occuprint Image Analysis

Click on images for full size visualizations On day two of the hackathon, we had a mini tutorial from ImagePlot’s author, Lev Manovich.  Last spring, we used a smaller set of features for image processing.  After a bit of a

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Occuprint Image Analysis

Click on images for full size visualizations On day two of the hackathon, we had a mini tutorial from ImagePlot’s author, Lev Manovich.  Last spring, we used a smaller set of features for image processing.  After a bit of a

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Data Anywhere Project: Hackathon Day Two

Data is available in bits publicly, but aggregated by companies that want to charge for it. Other data may be free in aggregate form, but not available for live query/access. This project aims to solve both problems, one data set

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Data Anywhere Project: Hackathon Day Two

Data is available in bits publicly, but aggregated by companies that want to charge for it. Other data may be free in aggregate form, but not available for live query/access. This project aims to solve both problems, one data set

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Occupy Sandy Data: Day One

On day one, this group discussed the issues presented by noise in the data set and inconsistencies among the information collected across sites that pose the greatest challenges.   Also, almost 100 assessment forms were entered!!! The following new directions

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Occupy Sandy Data: Day One

On day one, this group discussed the issues presented by noise in the data set and inconsistencies among the information collected across sites that pose the greatest challenges.   Also, almost 100 assessment forms were entered!!! The following new directions

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New #OccupyData Server!

We now have an #OccupyData server.  You can request an account here.  Also, feel free to email us if you’d like anything specific installed.

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New #OccupyData Server!

We now have an #OccupyData server.  You can request an account here.  Also, feel free to email us if you’d like anything specific installed.

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Data Anywhere: Day 1

On day one, the Data Anywhere project began a two day workshop on Linux administration, ReSTful web interfaces, MongoDB and more.  Their github repository can be found here. For the second day, they’ll begin with a recap of yesterday, and

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Data Anywhere: Day 1

On day one, the Data Anywhere project began a two day workshop on Linux administration, ReSTful web interfaces, MongoDB and more.  Their github repository can be found here. For the second day, they’ll begin with a recap of yesterday, and

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Money, Politics and Elections

The visualization, How is the vote being influenced?, was developed using data prepared for a Data Visualization class at Stanford, and Tableau, which employs a behind the scenes relational joining algorithm making it really to explore multi-dimensional data. The data consists of

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Money, Politics and Elections

The visualization, How is the vote being influenced?, was developed using data prepared for a Data Visualization class at Stanford, and Tableau, which employs a behind the scenes relational joining algorithm making it really to explore multi-dimensional data. The data consists of

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Occupy’s One Year Anniversary: A Twitter Story

#S17 Timeline: A Twitter Story Using over 30,000 unique tweets collected during Sept 15th to Sept 18th extracted with the Python Pattern package and that contained keywords relating to NYC based protests or actions we looked for tweets of interest

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Occupy’s One Year Anniversary: A Twitter Story

#S17 Timeline: A Twitter Story Using over 30,000 unique tweets collected during Sept 15th to Sept 18th extracted with the Python Pattern package and that contained keywords relating to NYC based protests or actions we looked for tweets of interest

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State and Space – Day 1

Building on previous work, and to strengthen the initiatives of other activist groups, the State and Space group plans to further examine the frequency and nature of incidents related to interactions between the NYPD and the Occupy movement, including the

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State and Space – Day 1

Building on previous work, and to strengthen the initiatives of other activist groups, the State and Space group plans to further examine the frequency and nature of incidents related to interactions between the NYPD and the Occupy movement, including the

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#OccupyData Hackathon returns to NYC, 28-29 September

Join a collective of developers, designers, researchers, artists, occupiers, and hackers to discover new ways of relating to the Occupy movement through analysis and visualization. Following the success of nationally-coordinated OccupyData Hackathons in November and March, a group of New-York-based

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#OccupyData Hackathon returns to NYC, 28-29 September

Join a collective of developers, designers, researchers, artists, occupiers, and hackers to discover new ways of relating to the Occupy movement through analysis and visualization. Following the success of nationally-coordinated OccupyData Hackathons in November and March, a group of New-York-based

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