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a collection of tools and project on urban sensing and depicting data-scapes
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Open311 Dashboard: Visualizing the Power of the Platform | Government In The Lab

Open311 Dashboard: Visualizing the Power of the Platform | Government In The Lab | informational landscapes | Scoop.it
The Open311 platform is one of Civic Commons’ core initiatives; it’s an Application Programming Interface (API)...
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The world of Wikipedia's languages mapped

The world of Wikipedia's languages mapped | informational landscapes | Scoop.it

What happens if you map every geotagged Wikipedia article - and then analyse it for language use? A team of Oxford University researchers has found out

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ALPS . anonymous | landscape | photograph | survey

ALPS . anonymous | landscape | photograph | survey | informational landscapes | Scoop.it

ALPS stands for Anonymous Landscape Photograph Survey and is an experimental tool allowing users to describe how a landscape scene makes them feel and then plots their responses on a map of where the actual place is located.

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Little Printer | BERG Cloud

Little Printer | BERG Cloud | informational landscapes | Scoop.it

Little Printer lives in your home, bringing you news, puzzles and gossip from friends. Use your smartphone to set up subscriptions and Little Printer will gather them together to create a timely, beautiful mini-newspaper.

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Official Google Blog: A new frontier for Google Maps: mapping the indoors

Official Google Blog: A new frontier for Google Maps: mapping the indoors | informational landscapes | Scoop.it
“Where am I?” and “What’s around me?” are two questions that cartographers, and Google Maps , strive to answer.
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New Atlas | Denis Wood | Everything Sings

New Atlas | Denis Wood | Everything Sings | informational landscapes | Scoop.it


That a cartographer  could set out on a mission that's so emotional, so personal, so idiosyncratic, was news to me.    



—Ira Glass, host of This American Li...

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VURB

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VURB is a European framework for policy and design research concerning urban computational systems. The VURB foundation, based in Amsterdam, provides direction and resources to a portfolio of projects investigating how our cultures might come to use networked digital resources to change the way we understand, build, and inhabit cities.

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Social Making: Hardware design tools for the web - Upverter

Social Making: Hardware design tools for the web - Upverter | informational landscapes | Scoop.it
Online electronics design. Includes schematic diagrams, design hosting, parts library, and GitHub integration. Free for public open-source projects.
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Information City: Digital Visualization of Invisible Data Flow

Information City: Digital Visualization of Invisible Data Flow | informational landscapes | Scoop.it



[ Filed under Technology or in the Digital Design category ]


It looks a little like the low-res rendering of an urban center, complete with soaring skyscrapers and densely-spaced low-level buildings.
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