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Visualising Tweets About Global Issues

I finally found a good excuse to play around with RAW (made by the amazing people from Density Design). I have tried a few times before, but it quickly showed that I had too much data. Wanting to do stuff with a lot of data in a browser is really not such a good idea, but […]

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Robert Kirkpatrick on Tweets and UN Global Pulse

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Big Data Ethics: Not the New Oil!

I have longed, and I have searched. Finally some wise words about the too easy metaphor of data being the new oil, which I involuntarily almost loathe more than the human and natural consequences of oil itself (that was an exaggeration, mind you). As it tends to be, it is Data Artist in Residence at New York […]

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Paul Conneally: Digital humanitarianism

Along the same lines as what UN Global Pulse is all about, Paul Conneally (then of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, now he’s with the UN’s ICT agency, ITU) in this TED Talk stresses that new data is of immense value in early warning, crisis management, and relief efforts. […]