#CAST12 DataViz Sandbox – Resources

I had a trip up to London yesterday to give the second of two talks on data visualisation to the #cast12 Masters students at Goldsmiths University. As promised to them, here’s a list of resources they might find useful..: 1) Storytelling with data – Hans Rosling demoing Gapminder (using a visualisation technique now often referred … Continue reading “#CAST12 DataViz Sandbox – Resources”

Wrangling Data With “Free” Tools – LASI13 Workshop Round-Up

I’m fortunate enough to be visiting the LASI13, the Learning Analytics Summer Institute, in Stanford this week, and got to lead a workshop session yesterday on tools for tinkering and playing with data. The presentation I prepped can be found on Slideshare – LASI13 datawrangling tools – though as ever I didn’t get through all … Continue reading “Wrangling Data With “Free” Tools – LASI13 Workshop Round-Up”

Socially Mapping the Isle of Wight – @onthewight Twitter ESP

Having dusted off and reversioned my Twitter emergent social positioning (ESP) code, and in advance of starting to think about what sorts of analyses I might properly start running, here’s a look back at what I was doing before in terms of charting where particular Twitter accounts sat amongst the other accounts commonly followed by … Continue reading “Socially Mapping the Isle of Wight – @onthewight Twitter ESP”