The Netherlands from a New Perspective

therlands' buildings by age

by Ron Boonstra, reposted from Waag Society On Friday 30 August I was sitting next to developer Bert Spaan when he put the finishing touch to his datavisualisation of all buildings of the Netherlands, according to their year of construction and I just had some time left to put the fact …

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Finding out what Travellers Want

Facebook-study reveals what travellers want Sanne Broeder, Bibi Eckhardt, Lotte Wierema, Maartje van Engelen and Esther Nijdam (all five students of Masters Communication Science) conducted a study in the week of 14 to 20 January, in the context of their research seminar (http://projectimpactvu . wordpress.com) and our project CitySDK. The …

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Arts Holland offers cultural Linked Open Data

Last week, Waag Society and it’s partners released Arts Holland. This platform is the primary resource for Linked Open Data on tourism and culture in the Netherlands and will play a role in the tourism (replication) pilot of CitySDK. The platform offers Linked Open Data to be used within CitySDK. Linked …

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Open Data Visualization at Avans Hogeschool

Data Visualisation Installation

For PICNIC 2012, Laurens Schuurkamp and Bert Spaan (Waag Society) developed an Open Data visualization installation. Subsequently, Laurens gave a seminar on Open Data Visualization on the Avans Hogeschool in Den Bosch. Laurens: “Our goal was to draw the city from scratch with the available Open Data, to see if …

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