Tag Archive: London

Pulse of the City (reboot)

Pulse of the City 2

As I get to better grips with the full richness of the Oyster data set and the complexity of the TfL network it’s gradually getting easier to build better visualisations. One of the ones that I’ve wanted to revisit for …

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A Week in the Life of London’s Public Transit System

Week in the Life Detail

I’ve been meaning to post this for ages but have had a great deal on my plate (more posts and visualisations to follow in the next week I hope) so this has kept slipping, together with the six or seven …

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Open Data & Visualisation

  In one of the more unusual invitations that I’ve received over the past few years, I was asked to speak about visualisation and open data at Transport Ticketing 2012, currently happening down in South Ken. Interestingly, in spite of …

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Tech City ‘More than Doubled in Size’

Rough outline of Silicon Roundabout area

Perhaps it’s careless wording by the Wall Street Journal, but Eric Van der Kleij appears to be claiming that: The number of start ups in the U.K.’s Tech City has more than doubled since the government-led initiative was launched last …

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Exploring the Historical Determinants of Urban Growth Patterns through Cellular Automata

london-map

Kiril Stanilov has adapted RIKS METRONAMICA, an established cellular automata (CA) modelling system, to simulate the historical growth of a section of a large world city. The focus is on simulating change from the late 19th century until the modern …

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London’s Rail System as a Network

Segments (Big Picture)

As many of you know, for quite some time I’ve been wrestling with a massive data set from TfL — I make it that I have 120 million trip segments across 88 million identifiable journeys in the course of just …

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Early Views of Public Transit Usage in London

Station Volumes on Monday at 8am

In fits and starts, over the past month I’ve been getting to grips with an exciting new Oyster Card data set from TfL and the wonderfully supportive Andrew Gaitskell, their resident Oyster Card data expert. For those few of you …

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