The use of GIS plays a large role in spatial-based digital humanities which has become one of the primary focus areas for many different types of humanities scholars.
As a cartographer, the display of spatial information is of great interest to me. I’ve been particularly intrigued by analysts who are able to convey complex geographic information without resorting to a map. Previously, I had done a round of some of the methods in the article, “Spatial Unmapped.” Chris […]
Weave is an open source offering from the Open Indicators Consortium. OIC is a collaboration with the Institute for Visualization and Perception Research (IVPR) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and counts membership from a range of local, regional, state, and federal government agencies and nonprofits. Weave takes its name from the software description: […]
Pulling real time data from the city government of Madrid, Into the Air is a project led by Nerea Calvillo (along with a team of architectural students, anthropologists, and designers) to map out air pollutants over the Spanish city. The project was originally developed at Visualizar’08, an annual workshop/seminar that focused that year’s […]
R language is a commonly used programming language and open source software that can be utilized by statisticians for statistical and data analysis. Licensed under GNU, R can be downloaded and installed on Linux, MacOS, and Windows platforms. More about what R is here. R can also be used for […]