There’s been a significant push in Internet Studies over the last few years towards ‘big data’ studies, which aggregate huge volumes of information (such as tweets or website linking patterns) and …
recent listening - i
although my listening habits have shown a swing to Bejar in recent years, Newman’s songs still hit the spot:
recent listening - ii
Research plans afoot.
I’ve been taking more and more screenshots of visualisations mid-layout recently. Not for any particular academic purpose - they just look interesting. These often bear little resemblance to the finished product (and of course the vis is not the end of the analysis itself, but a research aid), but I like keeping a track of sciencey-in-progress. Will probably use more of these for conference intro slides/backgrounds in the future.
wake-up song (30/8/11)
I’ve Got Something on My Mind (The Left Banke)
which, of course, morphed into Jens:
tindersticks monday (‘bathtime’)
I submitted my thesis for external examination a fortnight ago, and eventually I’ll get back to the research-related posts. BUT, on Saturday I saw PULP in concert. It was only a festival set, but it was still one of the greatest musical moments, full of songs to sing along with and the patented Cocker moves. Jarvis is the best. And they played this. Oh yes…
3 minute time-lapse, tilt-shifted video of 12 hours of footage from around London… [via Digital Urban]