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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Occupy 1.5

This post extends the “Connecting Occupy” project developed at the second hackathon. Using the Occupy Wall Street Project List, we explore partnerships between New York City General Assembly working groups, other Occupy groups, and community organizations. Each group/organization is represented as a node in

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Occupy 1.5

This post extends the “Connecting Occupy” project developed at the second hackathon. Using the Occupy Wall Street Project List, we explore partnerships between New York City General Assembly working groups, other Occupy groups, and community organizations. Each group/organization is represented as a node in

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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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Narratives of Occupy Day 2

After the morning tutorials, we picked up where we left off yesterday. The plan: Build up our list of data sources for people’s narratives of Occupy (and mainstream media comparators), Fetch the stories and metadata, clean up the resulting dataset

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Narratives of Occupy Day 2

After the morning tutorials, we picked up where we left off yesterday. The plan: Build up our list of data sources for people’s narratives of Occupy (and mainstream media comparators), Fetch the stories and metadata, clean up the resulting dataset

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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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Free University Course Analysis

Notice: This project is still in process. Project Description: For this project, we are looking at course descriptions and titles from the May Day and Sept. 18-22 Free Universities (for information on the Free University, please visit: http://freeuniversitynyc.org/about-the-free-u/principlesidentity/). We are

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Free University Course Analysis

Notice: This project is still in process. Project Description: For this project, we are looking at course descriptions and titles from the May Day and Sept. 18-22 Free Universities (for information on the Free University, please visit: http://freeuniversitynyc.org/about-the-free-u/principlesidentity/). We are

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is the occupy movement getting more colorful?

post by srt0 and christo Occuprint.org collects and distributes posters inspired by Occupy movements all around the world.  For the May 18/19th hackathon, our group looked at Occuprint’s collection of almost 400 posters.  Our main aim was to explore possible

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is the occupy movement getting more colorful?

post by srt0 and christo Occuprint.org collects and distributes posters inspired by Occupy movements all around the world.  For the May 18/19th hackathon, our group looked at Occuprint’s collection of almost 400 posters.  Our main aim was to explore possible

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Connecting Occupy

This project examines connections among Occupy groups through project partnerships.

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Connecting Occupy

This project examines connections among Occupy groups through project partnerships.

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Using a free Jogging app to GPS map unofficial private space in Zuccotti Park (OWS)

(Mapping done on Nov 6, 2011) I was fascinated when, in mid October, occupiers erected a tent city (against the instructions of park owner Brookfield Office Properties). The very form of the spatial occupation had transformed; an official public space

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Using a free Jogging app to GPS map unofficial private space in Zuccotti Park (OWS)

(Mapping done on Nov 6, 2011) I was fascinated when, in mid October, occupiers erected a tent city (against the instructions of park owner Brookfield Office Properties). The very form of the spatial occupation had transformed; an official public space

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citizen data sets and twitter bot guards of public space

Robots have been firm supporters of the Occupy movement, taking up protest signs where human arms grew weary. Mechanical automation does not need to be the exclusive domain of the physical. Indeed, drawing attention to those public spaces that activist

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citizen data sets and twitter bot guards of public space

Robots have been firm supporters of the Occupy movement, taking up protest signs where human arms grew weary. Mechanical automation does not need to be the exclusive domain of the physical. Indeed, drawing attention to those public spaces that activist

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visualization: bankruptcy books at the Seattle Public Library

Matthew Willise is a Design and Technology MA student at the New School University. While he was unfortunately not in town to join us for the OccupyData Hackathon he did share this excellent visualization that he produced of bankruptcy related

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visualization: bankruptcy books at the Seattle Public Library

Matthew Willise is a Design and Technology MA student at the New School University. While he was unfortunately not in town to join us for the OccupyData Hackathon he did share this excellent visualization that he produced of bankruptcy related

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State and Space

We’re using the web service Topsy and a Ruby script to search for tweets that document police misconduct or benevolence, can be traced back to a specific officer, and are related to Occupy events. After cleaning the tweets of web

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State and Space

We’re using the web service Topsy and a Ruby script to search for tweets that document police misconduct or benevolence, can be traced back to a specific officer, and are related to Occupy events. After cleaning the tweets of web

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Visualization of Q42 “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?”

From the Occupy Research Demographic and Political Participation Survey, question #42, “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?” All responses are included, and this visualization shows the 50 most frequently used words (excluding the very

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Visualization of Q42 “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?”

From the Occupy Research Demographic and Political Participation Survey, question #42, “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?” All responses are included, and this visualization shows the 50 most frequently used words (excluding the very

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skills + interests of occcupydata participants

Wordle word cloud visualizations of the interests and skills of the NYC hackathon participants.

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skills + interests of occcupydata participants

Wordle word cloud visualizations of the interests and skills of the NYC hackathon participants.

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