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London Underground: 14 alternative Tube maps

London Underground: 14 alternative Tube maps | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
London Underground's Tube map has been used as a metaphor for everything from the shape of the galaxy to famous footballers.
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Language map shows international nature of London’s population - News - London news, sport & events - London24

Language map shows international nature of London’s population - News - London news, sport & events - London24 | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Data experts have used Twitter to map out the diverse range of languages spoken by people in London.
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Twitter Map Shows London's Language Pockets

Twitter Map Shows London's Language Pockets | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Using Twitter, a pair of London-based academics have created a map of the city's linguistic diversity.
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Top 10 Twitter languages in London visualised

Top 10 Twitter languages in London visualised | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
How diverse is London? A map of 3.3m tweets shows the most popular languages used for tweeting and where they are used in the city.
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Twitter map of London shows the linguistic diversity of a truly international city

Twitter map of London shows the linguistic diversity of a truly international city | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
This colour-coded graphic pinpoints the location and language of tweets sent from the British capital and shows how linguistic groups are clustered in the city's various districts.
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School summer holidays might have saved TFL’s Olympics (Wired UK)

School summer holidays might have saved TFL’s Olympics (Wired UK) | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Researchers are beginning to analyse the 1.2 billion Oyster card transactions that hold the key to London’s transport success...
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Flying through the air with the greatest of ease... Pigeon simulator to give the public a chance to explore cities from above

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease... Pigeon simulator to give the public a chance to explore cities from above | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
University of London researchers have combined the Google Earth flight simulator with a motion sensitive controller to allow people to fly around the city using bird movements.
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Most common London surnames mapped

Most common London surnames mapped | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it

James Cheshire, a geography lecturer at the University College London, mapped common surnames in London.

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'London's rush-hour has changed'

'London's rush-hour has changed' | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
The London Olympic Games organisers called on Londoners to get ahead of the Games and it looks like they have.
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London’s Olympic legacy: richer, healthier, stronger?

London’s Olympic legacy: richer, healthier, stronger? | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it

Further disussion of Oliver O'Brien's Booth style maps. 

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This Is Your Life Expectancy as a Subway Map

This Is Your Life Expectancy as a Subway Map | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Compared to those near stations in poorer areas, residents near some London Tube stops are likely to live 20 years longer.
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BBC - World Service Newshour - 22/07/2012 (1200GMT)

James talks to World Service about the Life Expectancy Tube Map (from 47 minutes).

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London's Raucous Babble of Languages

London's Raucous Babble of Languages | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Data engineers examined more than 3 million tweets to create this sprawling linguistic cartography.
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Twitter Map Shows London's Top 10 Languages

Twitter Map Shows London's Top 10 Languages | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
A map using information from London's twitter community shows the true diversity of the UK's capital city.
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Twitter map of London shows 66 languages - Telegraph

Twitter map of London shows 66 languages  - Telegraph | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Academics have used Twitter to create a map showing London's linguistic diversity.
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Open-air computers

Open-air computers | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
IN 1995 GEORGE GILDER, an American writer, declared that “cities are leftover baggage from the industrial era.” Electronic communications would become so easy...
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harish magan's comment, September 12, 2013 4:08 AM
Can this idea be commercialized
knob sleeveless's comment, September 27, 2013 12:30 PM
nice
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London's diversity mapped with Twitter languages chart

London's diversity mapped with Twitter languages chart | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
It's a networking city hailed as a global village. And now London’s diversity has been mapped, courtesy of Twitter.
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Proposed constituency boundary changes mapped - how would the alterations affect you?

Proposed constituency boundary changes mapped - how would the alterations affect you? | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Data-mapping experts from UCL's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis have mapped the latest proposals for English constituency boundaries...
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Life expectancy according to the Tube – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Life expectancy according to the Tube – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Our friends over at the Londonist spotted this project from UCL’s Centre of Advanced Spatial Analysis and we just had to share it with you.
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Infographic: An Interactive Chart Of London’s Most Popular Names

Infographic: An Interactive Chart Of London’s Most Popular Names | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
Over the fortnight of the Olympic Games, London became a bastion of cultural diversity.
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REVEALED: Map shows how EastLondonLines boroughs were hit hardest by bus strike | Eastlondonlines

REVEALED: Map shows how EastLondonLines boroughs were hit hardest by bus strike | Eastlondonlines | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it

REVEALED: Map shows how EastLondonLines boroughs were hit hardest by bus strike | Eastlondonlines

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Tube map plots life expectancy

Tube map plots life expectancy | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
A map of the London Underground system is produced to show how life expectancy varies from station to station.
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London: The world in a city - FT.com

London: The world in a city - FT.com | Spatial Analysis | Scoop.it
The world is coming to London .As the UK capital flings open its doors this week to the globe’s finest athletes and their followers, the city labelled “the greatest in the world” by Boris Johnson, its ebullient mayor, is primed to show its best...
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