Search: Information Mapping (2010 Update)

Below is updated information followed by the original response. With the permission of Robert Horn, a co-founder of Earth Intelligence Network and also the “owner” of the term “information mapping,” we have posted his seminal work in easy to download and exploit segments: Reference: Mapping Hypertext (1989) Latest example of Robert Horn’s work: Reference: Sustainable …

Event: 22-23 Feb 10 Riverside CA First “Think Outside the Carton” User Conference Including Enterprise Information Mapping

Recall North America will be hosting a two-day User Conference Feb. 22-23 in Riverside, Calif. There is no cost to attend the meeting. During the two day event, attendees will be able to network with other industry executives, including representatives from Recall. During the first day, attendees can obtain certified records manager continuing education credits …

Worth a Look: Nokia and Information Mapping

After 3 years living, studying, working and teaching in NYC, Manuel moved to London where he currently works as a Senior User Experience Designer at Nokia’s NextGen Software & Services. Manuel is also a frequent speaker in conferences and festivals around the world, on the topic of Information Visualization, in particular the visualization of complex …

Worth a Look: Visual Language & Information Mapping

Phi Beta Iota: Our most trusted alter ego flagged this for attention, and we love it.  We have ordered the book on Visual Language and hoping the author will soon publish on Information Mapping.  This is sheer genius, not least for its human sensitivity and its grasp of the brain-eye-hand-touch loop.  We are blown away …

Yoda: 1% Win in Court, Lose in Life — Sci-Hub Marches On…. #GoogleGestapo Expands to Blocking Scientific Information

Court demands that search engines and internet service providers block Sci-Hub The American Chemical Society (ACS) has won a lawsuit it filed in June against Sci-Hub, a website providing illicit free access to millions of paywalled scientific papers. Extracts & Comment Below the Fold

Erik Kleinsmith: Fake News and Data Mining: Mapping Today’s Media for Intel Analysis

Fake News and Data Mining: Mapping Today’s Media for Intel Analysis Whatever your take on the 2016 U.S. presidential election, it is becoming obvious that one of the biggest losers of the campaign was the mainstream media. After generations of relying upon newspapers and network news to tell us what is going on in the …

Yoda: Pantheon @ MIT – Mapping Historical Cultural Production (Severe Westen Bias)

Pantheon is a project developed by the Macro Connection’s group at The MIT Media Lab that’s collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data on historical cultural popularity and production. Because of the diversity of cultural production, Pantheon will always be—by construction—an incomplete resource. This incompleteness, however, is the fuel that drives our team to continue compiling, refining, …

Patrick Meier: Crisis Mapping without GPS Coordinates

Crisis Mapping without GPS Coordinates I recently spoke with a UK start-up that is doing away with GPS coordinates even though their company focuses on geographic information and maps. The start-up, What3Words, has divided the globe into 57 trillion squares and given each of these 3-by-3 meter areas a unique three-word code. Goodbye long postal addresses …

Patrick Meier: Crisis Mapping in Areas of Limited Statehood

Crisis Mapping in Areas of Limited Statehood I had the great pleasure of contributing a chapter to this new book recently published by Oxford University Press: Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood. My chapter addresses the application of crisis mapping to areas of limited statehood, drawing both on theory …

Review (Guest): Scripting Intelligence – Web 3.0 Information Gathering and Processing

Mark Watson 4.0 out of 5 stars Ruby-centric tutorials on Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing, and Large-Scale Data Storage and Processing Technologies July 4, 2009 ByTechie Evan This four-part book is focused on programming techniques and technologies that in the author’s opinion can help next generation web applications handle data more “intelligently”. The code samples …

Patrick Meier: The Geography of Twitter: Mapping the Global Heartbeat

The Geography of Twitter: Mapping the Global Heartbeat My colleague Kalev Leetaru recently co-authored this comprehensive study on the various sources and accuracies of geographic information on Twitter. This is the first detailed study of its kind. The detailed analysis, which runs some 50-pages long, has important implications vis-a-vis the use of social media in emergency …