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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External stresses mediate an association between negative perception of activism and a decision never to participate

Thomas Levine and Mimiko Watanabe Research question We wanted to test whether a desire to participate in activism was associated with increased participation in activism and whether this relationship was mediated by external stresses.

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External stresses mediate an association between negative perception of activism and a decision never to participate

Thomas Levine and Mimiko Watanabe Research question We wanted to test whether a desire to participate in activism was associated with increased participation in activism and whether this relationship was mediated by external stresses.

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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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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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Red Hook Sandy Data

On October 29th 2012, Hurricane Sandy landed in New York City and devastated the area. In the weeks and months following, a widespread coordinated response was actively working to work to meet the needs of the affected communities. We created

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Red Hook Sandy Data

On October 29th 2012, Hurricane Sandy landed in New York City and devastated the area. In the weeks and months following, a widespread coordinated response was actively working to work to meet the needs of the affected communities. We created

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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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The Data Anywhere Project

The problem:  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

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The Data Anywhere Project

The problem:  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

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Occupy Sandy Data Project

Occupy Data hackathon participants will be collaborating on a data project with Occupy Sandy Tech and OWS Tech Ops.  These groups have laid down the initial technology infrastructure for data collection and information management.  However, aggregation of data across sites

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Occupy Sandy Data Project

Occupy Data hackathon participants will be collaborating on a data project with Occupy Sandy Tech and OWS Tech Ops.  These groups have laid down the initial technology infrastructure for data collection and information management.  However, aggregation of data across sites

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Occupy Sandy Data Project on International Open Data Day – 2/23

What better way could there be to spend a Saturday afternoon?  Help promote open knowledge by assisting with the preparation of an Occupy Sandy open data release on International Open Data Day, Feb 23. We’ll be joining-up with Occupy Sandy to

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Occupy Sandy Data Project on International Open Data Day – 2/23

What better way could there be to spend a Saturday afternoon?  Help promote open knowledge by assisting with the preparation of an Occupy Sandy open data release on International Open Data Day, Feb 23. We’ll be joining-up with Occupy Sandy to

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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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OccupyMosaic

OccupyMosaic is a site originally developed after the May Day 2012 day of action to show a visual narrative of the events that happened that day. The site uses a crawler to scrape data from the Twitter API, as well

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OccupyMosaic

OccupyMosaic is a site originally developed after the May Day 2012 day of action to show a visual narrative of the events that happened that day. The site uses a crawler to scrape data from the Twitter API, as well

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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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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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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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