A visual representation of where pictures are taken in San Francisco as tourists and locals. Source: Eric Fischer (flickr) Looks nice, doesn’t it? Data artist Eric Fischer also build a worldwide map of local allegiances with MapBox and Twitter. Some of his visualisations are exhibited at the MoMa, utilising the Flickr and Picasa API (like the image of San Francisco above), showing locals and tourists in metropolitan areas around the world. Berlin is among them as well.
Some insights in how “The Impossible Project” came to be… Conceived at the closing party of the last Polaroid factory, The Impossible Project completely re-invented the process of creating instant film specifically for Polaroid cameras. A daunting task for sure, but one that they’ve been at since 2008. More about my experiences with their products and my Polaroid SX-70 camera can be found in previous posts.
A great example of convincing visual storytelling and data journalism. This is an impressive data driven story about airbnb accommodations in Berlin and its correlations with the local real estate market, rents and affordable housing.
Die Mieten in Berlin steigen. Das hat viele Gründe. »Sharing Economy« Portale wie Airbnb locken Touristen und sind ein lohnenswertes Geschäft. Tragen sie eine Mitschuld an der Verknappung von bezahlbarem Wohnraum? Die Diskussion ist in vollem Gange und die Meinungen sind polarisiert. Doch wer hat Recht? Ein Blick auf die Daten verrät mehr.
It is a student project at FH Potsdam within the course “From Reading to Exploring” at the design faculty. The students composed a great article with lots of interactions, high information density and context around facts like local hotspots, average rents, networks and correlations with the hotel industry etc.
Source: Airbnb vs. Berlin
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As you know, a Music Man Luke III is what I wanted. Well, since there is absolutely no reason what so ever to justify an investment like that (since I clearly lack any kind of skill), I got a used Music Man Luke remake by OLP, made in China instead of the US but still officially licensed by Ernie Ball as far as the headstock design goes. If you are interested, there is a product review in comparison to the original […]
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“Pipes on Apple Watch allows you to check in on your favourite Pipes with ‘Pipeline’ or see what’s happening around you with ‘What’s Hot’. See what’s trending from across the Globe with Pipes’ latest feature ‘What’s Hot’. Get worldwide as well as localized trends & stay up to speed with all the latest happenings. Pipeline picks the best stories from the Pipes on your iOS device curating the best feed for you to read. You can choose what Pipes you wish to see on you Pipeline.”
Source: Apple Watch by Pipes News
If you are interested in some of the features of the upcoming Apple Watch, take a look at this demo by Pipes News. They show off push notifications, glances, some system apps and let you try the Digital Crown… Also, they let you upload your logo, so you can see what your brand or app will look like on the Apple Watch.
Just a few days before the upcoming Apple Event on March 9 2015, there is a way to try out all available options of the Apple smartwatch. Try it out.
Mix Your Watch! See and find out any match switching any case (aluminium, steel, gold) with any band (fluoroelastomer, leather, steel)
A few days ago, I received a review copy of Guy Kawasaki ’s latest book, an updated and mostly rewritten version 2.0 of The Art of the Start, his bestselling book from 10 years ago. As most of you know, Guy was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple and still keeps busy as an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and a Venture Capitalist. The 64% longer […]
Apparently, there is a new showcase of photos taken with iPhone 6 on Apple’s Homepage. According to news at at macrumors.com it is just the beginning of a larger campaign:
“[…] involving 77 photographers, 70 cities and 24 countries. Apple will be featuring photos taken with an iPhone 6 in print media, transit posters and billboards across the world.”
Source: Apple Showcases ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ World Photo Gallery on Homepage