#OccupyData Hackathon returns to NYC, 3-1/2 Please Register!

Friday March 1st and Saturday March 2nd, 12-6PM | optional skillshares Saturday at 10 AM #OccupyData : Data mining and visualization for the 99 percent

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#OccupyData Hackathon returns to NYC, 3-1/2 Please Register!

Friday March 1st and Saturday March 2nd, 12-6PM | optional skillshares Saturday at 10 AM #OccupyData : Data mining and visualization for the 99 percent

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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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NYC Stop & Frisk Data API

An API to access Stop and Frisk data was just announced. API access and documentation are available on github at stopfrisknyc.github.com. An API to access the New York Police Department (NYPD) Stop, Question, and Frisk Databases from 2003-2011, which were previously only

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NYC Stop & Frisk Data API

An API to access Stop and Frisk data was just announced. API access and documentation are available on github at stopfrisknyc.github.com. An API to access the New York Police Department (NYPD) Stop, Question, and Frisk Databases from 2003-2011, which were previously only

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Software Tools

Google Doc containing our crowd-sourced list of software tools:

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Software Tools

Google Doc containing our crowd-sourced list of software tools:

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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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Sources of Occupy Narratives

In searching for a narrative of Occupy, the narratives of occupiers and those that identify as the 99% emerge. Sites that capture, curate, present these narratives vary by platform, medium, and agenda. The following is a working list of sources

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Sources of Occupy Narratives

In searching for a narrative of Occupy, the narratives of occupiers and those that identify as the 99% emerge. Sites that capture, curate, present these narratives vary by platform, medium, and agenda. The following is a working list of sources

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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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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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Saturday Morning Tutorials

Prior to the continuation of the hackathon on Saturday, 29 from 12pm-6pm we will be hosting a couple of tutorials in Room 5414 in the Graduate Center at CUNY. Please join us! 10:00am – mongoDB, how to aggregate data using the

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Saturday Morning Tutorials

Prior to the continuation of the hackathon on Saturday, 29 from 12pm-6pm we will be hosting a couple of tutorials in Room 5414 in the Graduate Center at CUNY. Please join us! 10:00am – mongoDB, how to aggregate data using the

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Public Education – Day 1

Part one : Public education linked with Stop and Frisk A mapping project by WNYC shows that there is little correlation between the frequency of stop and frisk and the number of guns found as a result of stop and

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Public Education – Day 1

Part one : Public education linked with Stop and Frisk A mapping project by WNYC shows that there is little correlation between the frequency of stop and frisk and the number of guns found as a result of stop and

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Narrative – Day 1

Over the afternoon, we had a series of conversations about narratives of Occupy, and what research questions we could apply to the available data. A particular area of discussion was the difference (and interaction) between grassroots and mainstream media content; we

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Narrative – Day 1

Over the afternoon, we had a series of conversations about narratives of Occupy, and what research questions we could apply to the available data. A particular area of discussion was the difference (and interaction) between grassroots and mainstream media content; we

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A Python toolbox to turn the internet into data

Getting useful information off the internet and onto your computer.

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A Python toolbox to turn the internet into data

Getting useful information off the internet and onto your computer.

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#OccupyData Hackathon Sept 28-29 Schedule

OccupyData Hackathon in the James Gallery at The Graduate Center, CUNY September 28-29, 2012 2-Day Schedule Day 1: Friday, September 28 12:00pm – Soft start, setup, and informal introductions. 12:15pm – Introductions. Overview of the hackathon and data visualization for civic

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#OccupyData Hackathon Sept 28-29 Schedule

OccupyData Hackathon in the James Gallery at The Graduate Center, CUNY September 28-29, 2012 2-Day Schedule Day 1: Friday, September 28 12:00pm – Soft start, setup, and informal introductions. 12:15pm – Introductions. Overview of the hackathon and data visualization for civic

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Global Movement – Day 1

Something is happening around the world – for the first time in the history of human communication, people around the globe are connecting in a way never thought possible, showing solidarity with protesters in countries they may never visit, yet

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Global Movement – Day 1

Something is happening around the world – for the first time in the history of human communication, people around the globe are connecting in a way never thought possible, showing solidarity with protesters in countries they may never visit, yet

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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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Software guides

Answering the question “how do I get started with X?”. Programming languages Python A good resource is “Learn Python the Hard Way“. Exercise 0 covers installing Python on Windows, GNU/Linux and OSX, and the (free!) book goes on through the

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Software guides

Answering the question “how do I get started with X?”. Programming languages Python A good resource is “Learn Python the Hard Way“. Exercise 0 covers installing Python on Windows, GNU/Linux and OSX, and the (free!) book goes on through the

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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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