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Off the grid: NYC photoplot

May 25, 2010

Eric Fischer posts the Geotaggers' World Atlas - a collection of urban networks revealed by the location of pictures taken along their routes. The geographic data comes from Flickr and was clustered and plotted to reveal various city grids. A fairly straightforward mashup of data and geography coupled with a clean visualization... I love this […]

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A deathly serious game

August 6, 2009

The FT provides a tool for simulating the spread of an infectious disease. Though they caution that the model is not based on any complex algorithm, simplicity should not be mistaken for error. Even a simple routing scheme like this one can capture many of the dynamics of the underlying process, as it doesn't take […]

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