Jan Vormann 2007

Friday, October 19, 2012
Urban Planning
Through Geo-Enabled Data

Jan Vormann 2007

Friday, October 19, 2012
Data visualization is the study of the visual representation of
data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in som...
All good visualizations share these qualities
Thought-provoking
Instructional
Data Dense
Actionable

Friday, October 19, 2...
John Snow’s Cholera Map

Friday, October 19, 2012
We emit data
constantly

Friday, October 19, 2012
The exponential growth in the amount of data that is collected
and published by users tethered to their devices on a daily...
How can urban planners embrace data emission to influence
the technical, political, and communal process of planning the
de...
Game Designers Do It

2Fort Death Map Team Fortress 2

Friday, October 19, 2012
Goldrush Death Map Team Fortress 2

Friday, October 19, 2012
Unlike in the past publicly available data can now be processes
by smaller institutions and individuals thanks to cheap
pr...
Many businesses now expose a portion of the dataset and
encourage collaboration and mash-up opportunities, which
can provi...
Visualization of the Netflix Queue

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/01/10/nyregion/20100110-netflix-map.html
Friday,...
Fundrace.org
Friday, October 19, 2012
Locals vs. Tourists

Geo-tagged photos collected from the Flickr API.
London
Friday, October 19, 2012
Locals vs. Tourists

This data was collected completely free.
New York
Friday, October 19, 2012
Locals vs. Tourists

But what is it worth?
San Francisco
Friday, October 19, 2012
Locals vs. Tourists

What is your target audience already broadcasting?
Paris
Friday, October 19, 2012
Visualizing the Costs of
Incarceration in the US

“It cost 17 million dollars to imprison 109 People from these 17 blocks ...
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Urban Planning Using APIS

  1. 1. Jan Vormann 2007 Friday, October 19, 2012
  2. 2. Urban Planning Through Geo-Enabled Data Jan Vormann 2007 Friday, October 19, 2012
  3. 3. Data visualization is the study of the visual representation of data, meaning "information that has been abstracted in some schematic form, including attributes or variables for the units of information". - Michael Friendly Friday, October 19, 2012
  4. 4. All good visualizations share these qualities Thought-provoking Instructional Data Dense Actionable Friday, October 19, 2012
  5. 5. John Snow’s Cholera Map Friday, October 19, 2012
  6. 6. We emit data constantly Friday, October 19, 2012
  7. 7. The exponential growth in the amount of data that is collected and published by users tethered to their devices on a daily basis has lead to a renaissance in spacial information visualization. Friday, October 19, 2012
  8. 8. How can urban planners embrace data emission to influence the technical, political, and communal process of planning the design for urban environments? Friday, October 19, 2012
  9. 9. Game Designers Do It 2Fort Death Map Team Fortress 2 Friday, October 19, 2012
  10. 10. Goldrush Death Map Team Fortress 2 Friday, October 19, 2012
  11. 11. Unlike in the past publicly available data can now be processes by smaller institutions and individuals thanks to cheap processing power & high-level APIs. Friday, October 19, 2012
  12. 12. Many businesses now expose a portion of the dataset and encourage collaboration and mash-up opportunities, which can provide unforeseen insight into the original data. What can geo-locative data tell you about your communities? Friday, October 19, 2012
  13. 13. Visualization of the Netflix Queue http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/01/10/nyregion/20100110-netflix-map.html Friday, October 19, 2012
  14. 14. Fundrace.org Friday, October 19, 2012
  15. 15. Locals vs. Tourists Geo-tagged photos collected from the Flickr API. London Friday, October 19, 2012
  16. 16. Locals vs. Tourists This data was collected completely free. New York Friday, October 19, 2012
  17. 17. Locals vs. Tourists But what is it worth? San Francisco Friday, October 19, 2012
  18. 18. Locals vs. Tourists What is your target audience already broadcasting? Paris Friday, October 19, 2012
  19. 19. Visualizing the Costs of Incarceration in the US “It cost 17 million dollars to imprison 109 People from these 17 blocks  in 2003. We call these million dollar blocks. On a financial scale prisons are becoming the predominant governing institution in the neighborhood.” - Laura Kurgan and Sarah Williams in Metropolis, Jan. 2012 From Columbia University’s Spatial Information Design Lab: Million Dollar Blocks Friday, October 19, 2012

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