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: […]
The familiar five-ring Olympic logo was designed in 1912 and formally adopted in 1914. Delayed due to World World I, the logo was first used at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. The official logo of the Olympics is made up of five interlocking rings against a white background. […]
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 […]