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A new data art project tracks emotional response at the Olympics...

A new data art project tracks emotional response at the Olympics... | visual data | Scoop.it
A data art project called Emoto aims to track people's emotional response to the Olympics using online sentiment analysis tools and then represent that data in interactive visualisations (Cool real-time visualization of Olympic social media data

 

Emoto will analyse tweets and updates to determine the emotional reactions of people around the world. The project was developed by Drew Hemment, an artist and curator of FutureEverything, visualiser Moritz Stefaner and design collective Studio Nand. The collected data will be transformed into a series of creatively-designed infographics shared in realtime through the website emoto2012.org, along with the responses and commentary by those compiling the information.

Drew Hemment said: We chose to do this because the thing that connects most people at a big event is emotional intensity and energy...

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Celebrate the 2012 London Olympic Games with These 14 Infographics

Celebrate the 2012 London Olympic Games with These 14 Infographics | visual data | Scoop.it
The 2012 Olympics are ramping up in England, and so are the visualizations of all the data related to the games.

The Ancient Olympic Games started in 776 BC in ancient Greece. After being abandoned in 394 AD, they were reincarnated in the modern form we know in 1894. The tradition continues today, and hopefully will continue for as long as humanity exists. They are a wonderful celebration of human physical capability and achievement, with new records set without fail.

In anticipation of this year’s games, here’s a list of 14 infographics about the Olympics and their impact on this year’s host city, London...

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