Tag: visualisation

Posted on: July 3, 2017 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Archiving my last tumblr blog – Urban Storytelling

Back in 2015,  Jessica Broscheit, Hannes Sieg and myself created a tumblr blog to collect thoughts on urban storytelling, data driven narratives and visualisation of urban data, digital and tangible designs as well as art installations in urban spaces. All this related to research into data driven storytelling, open government …

Posted on: May 23, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

The Art Of Telling No Story – Data-Driven Journalism

Recently I wrote about data-driven journalism and whether it is worth the effort in regards to their monetisation potential for publishing companies. Although there are definitely great and interesting stories to be told with large data sets, it seems unlikely that the immense costs involved in the process of creating these …

Posted on: May 16, 2016 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 1

Is Data Journalism Worth The Effort?

Data-driven Journalism is grounded in calls for open access to information and transparency and has strong links government related open data initiatives, making public data available in standardised and open formats. It aims at the process of filtering data and telling new and interesting stories with conditioned data sets rather than just …

Posted on: August 13, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning

A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning is an awesome animated introduction to Machine Learning created by r2d3.us as a scrolling page with animated data visualisations.

Posted on: June 27, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

rAndom International – Rain Room at the Barbican, 2012

The artists of rAndom International created a pretty impressive “rain room” at London’s Barbican arts center in 2012, incorporating 3d tracking cameras and a water management system to keep any visitor dry while walking through the rain. “Rain Room is a hundred square metre field of falling water through which it …

Posted on: May 11, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

City Layouts

gashetka: 2015 | City Layouts | Design by Luis Dilger Topography, architecture and traffic routes give every city a unique structure. These conditions create the typical and individual inner structure of a city. I didn’t only want to show these structures in the conventional way from above, but also including …

Posted on: March 31, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Eric Fischer’s visual representation of pictures taken in San Francisco by tourists and locals

datarep: 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 …

Posted on: March 19, 2015 Posted by: mprecke Comments: 0

Airbnb vs. Berlin? Was sagen die Daten?

Airbnb vs. Berlin? Was sagen die Daten? 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 …