Posts Tagged ‘data’

Data Channels |

Data Channels are a one-stop shop for data and related resources from leading NGOs, government agencies, and companies around the world. Engage with the scientists behind the data, download and comment on new sets, and explore what other designers have created. via Data Channels |

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Just Hand Over Astronaut Listening Data To The WWW?

Did /dev/fort Just Hand Over Astronaut Listening Data To The WWW? Everyone is rightly very excited about the upcoming mega-hackathon at Disrupt New York. At last count, the event will host around four hundred billion hackers, working on some eighty five trillion projects. Luckily, as at all TechCrunch events, there’ll be rock-solid wifi and wired Internet […]

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10 ways data is changing how we live – Telegraph

The availability of new sets of data has changed the way we live our lives: here are 10 examples of data which have changed everything from how we assess wars to how companies deliver milk. Image 1 of 4 “Social London”, or the city as Social Archipelago, by Anil Bawa-Cavia from UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. […]


Designers Make Data Much Easier to Digest –

IN an uncharted world of boundless data, information designers are our new navigators. Enlarge This Image, by Stamen Design, shows airline passengers detailed visualizations of the ground below them. Enlarge This Image In a Stamen graphic of Twitter traffic during an MTV awards show, the number of tweets about celebrities was reflected in the […]

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NeMe: Malleable World

A new city has emerged. This may be a bit of an obtuse thing to say, but it is true. It is a city of portal, of data, of wireless and network; it is both a fulfillment of decades of promise and deeply problematic. Sometimes Utopic and Dystopic elements arise in tandem in periods of […]

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Special Online Collection: Dealing with Data

In the 11 February 2011 issue, Science joins with colleagues from Science Signaling, Science Translational Medicine, andScience Careers to provide a broad look at the issues surrounding the increasingly huge influx of research data. This collection of articles highlights both the challenges posed by the data deluge and the opportunities that can be realized if we can better […]

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Thomas Goetz: It’s time to redesign medical data

Your medical chart: it’s hard to access, impossible to read — and full of information that could make you healthier if you just knew how to use it. At TEDMED, Thomas Goetz looks at medical data, making a bold call to redesign it and get more insight from it.

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