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...

Using Onodo to Learn Network Analysis and Visualisation

During our seminar on Network Analysis and Visualisation in DH6010/6019 this past semester as a group we enjoyed a case study involving network analysis of the Star Wars characters presented by Evelina Gabasova (http://evelinag.com/blog/2016/01-25-social-network-force-awakens/index.html#.V7Mn5WXi-f4). She...

Following Up with CartoDB

We had great turnout for Monday's workshop 'Putting Your Data on the Map' where we explored a variety of factors to consider when undertaking Geospatial Visualisation. The two part...

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...

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...

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,...

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...