Occuprint – Occupy Posters Database

OccuPrint.org is a collection of posters submitted or collected by Occupy. Data on each poster image include the author, their website, city of origin, and a link to download a printable version of the poster. A CSV of the database

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Occuprint – Occupy Posters Database

OccuPrint.org is a collection of posters submitted or collected by Occupy. Data on each poster image include the author, their website, city of origin, and a link to download a printable version of the poster. A CSV of the database

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#OccupyData Hackathon May 18-19

The working groups from the OccupyData hackathon in NYC are still developing their projects, meeting on May 18th and 19th in the James Gallery, at the CUNY Graduate Center. Outcomes from this hackathon included the OccuPrint Poster Analysis, a map of

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#OccupyData Hackathon May 18-19

The working groups from the OccupyData hackathon in NYC are still developing their projects, meeting on May 18th and 19th in the James Gallery, at the CUNY Graduate Center. Outcomes from this hackathon included the OccuPrint Poster Analysis, a map of

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Occupy Video as Data presentation at NYU, 4/18

Last week, a few Data Occupiers went to NYU to present to the “Topics in Visual Culture: Politics of Visual Display” class at NYU: among other things, we talked about our Video as Data project.

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Occupy Video as Data presentation at NYU, 4/18

Last week, a few Data Occupiers went to NYU to present to the “Topics in Visual Culture: Politics of Visual Display” class at NYU: among other things, we talked about our Video as Data project.

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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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march 31: ows archive day

We will be showcasing some of our outcomes from the OccupyData Hackathon in NYC and outcomes from groups around the country at OWS Archive Day this weekend at Eyebeam. Please join us! OWS Archive Day is at March 31, 2012

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march 31: ows archive day

We will be showcasing some of our outcomes from the OccupyData Hackathon in NYC and outcomes from groups around the country at OWS Archive Day this weekend at Eyebeam. Please join us! OWS Archive Day is at March 31, 2012

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Themes and Quotes drawn from responses to “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?”

Initial sketch of the themes that emerge from “Q42. What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?” Our first attempt to develop categories of framing themes follows below. The themes are listed in bold and

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Themes and Quotes drawn from responses to “What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?”

Initial sketch of the themes that emerge from “Q42. What are you trying to achieve with your participation in the Occupy Movement?” Our first attempt to develop categories of framing themes follows below. The themes are listed in bold and

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photos: occupydata hackathon2 nyc day 2

Thanks go to Peter Asaro for the photos.

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photos: occupydata hackathon2 nyc day 2

Thanks go to Peter Asaro for the photos.

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Occupy Video as Data: Visualizing Temporal Narratives

How do we make sense of specific events occurring during the Occupy movement through narratives emerging from social media over time? When an NYPD office pepper sprays peaceful protestors, the event is immediately captured on camera phones with subsequent citizen

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Occupy Video as Data: Visualizing Temporal Narratives

How do we make sense of specific events occurring during the Occupy movement through narratives emerging from social media over time? When an NYPD office pepper sprays peaceful protestors, the event is immediately captured on camera phones with subsequent citizen

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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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day 1 recap: works in progress at OccupyDataNYC

Group 1: State and Space We’re using the web service Topsy to search for tweets related to Occupy events and police actions, positive and negative. After cleaning the tweets of web noise, e.g. http://, we visualize the prominence of particular keywords

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day 1 recap: works in progress at OccupyDataNYC

Group 1: State and Space We’re using the web service Topsy to search for tweets related to Occupy events and police actions, positive and negative. After cleaning the tweets of web noise, e.g. http://, we visualize the prominence of particular keywords

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photos: occupydata hackathon 2 nyc day 1

Thanks go to Farah Momin for the photos.

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photos: occupydata hackathon 2 nyc day 1

Thanks go to Farah Momin for the photos.

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morning setup

Setting up in the Aronson Gallery at The New School.

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morning setup

Setting up in the Aronson Gallery at The New School.

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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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#occupydata hackathon NYC

Unprecedented amounts of media and data were generated during the Occupy Wall Street protests last fall and continue to emerge through the ongoing movement. Join us for a 2-day collaborative Hackathon to explore, visualize and learn from such this living

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#occupydata hackathon NYC

Unprecedented amounts of media and data were generated during the Occupy Wall Street protests last fall and continue to emerge through the ongoing movement. Join us for a 2-day collaborative Hackathon to explore, visualize and learn from such this living

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