Monthly Archives: November 2011

visualizations of graffiti location data set

The video animates the reading and writing processes that government agencies and contractors perform. Each dot in the animation represents a record within the graffiti locations data set that the City posts on NYC Open Data. The placement of each … Continue reading

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the simmering pot: from data source to data sauce

In my last post, I tried to situate my exploration of a data set within media archaeology by foregrounding the gaps contained within the data set and how those point back to the discursive context of urban space. It was … Continue reading

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rummaging a data set: identifying the gaps

“Media archaeology rummages textual, visual, and auditory archives,” says Erik Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka, “as well as collections of artifacts, emphasizing both the discursive and the material manifestations of culture” [1]. The archive that I have been rummaging is a … Continue reading

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