Irish Health Centres

The HSE posted two new datasets to Open Data Ireland and I wanted to determine how quickly and effectively these might be visualised. In this case I used CartoDB...

Manovich on Software as a Media for Thinking

Lev Manovich spoke at the Trinity CTVR on the 6th Sept on 'Cultural Analytics: How to use big data to unlearn what we know?' During the lecture, Manovich reviewed a number...

Kindred Britain

One of the more exciting (for me personally at least) digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly...

Keeping the Power of Visualisation in Mind

The rather innocuously titled 'Visualising helps make sense of data' by Teresa Tocewicz crossed my radar this morning. It's a short, succinct piece that doesn't raise any contentious ides,...

Speaking of Books … and Visualisation

I came across this rather pithy article recently on Piotr Kowalczyk's eBook Friendly blogsite. 10 amazing book visualizations provides examples of the most compelling and thought-provoking visualisations of 'the...

Tragedy: On the Critical Appreciation of Kindred Britain

How does one bring tragedy into the story? In the case of Kindred Britain (on which I have previously written), the creators clearly state that this entire exercise is largely...

Visualising Visualisation and Data Density

Thank you to all of today's participants in the Introduction to Data Visualisation in the Humanities seminar. I very much appreciated your thoughts, attention and hope that you each...