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Using Data to Discover the Hidden City

Using Data to Discover the Hidden City

How does collection of realtime data help our understanding of the Hidden City? Using animations and visualisation created from data collected from movements around the city, we show the present best practises of data collection for urban studies. Presentation given at Global Forum for Urban Resilience, Washington DC, May 2014

Steven Gray

May 15, 2014
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  1. [email protected]
    UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
    Using Data to
    Discover the
    Hidden City
    Steven Gray, Research Associate

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  2. http://bikes.oobrien.com/london

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  3. http://vimeo.com/19982736

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  4. http://vimeo.com/41760845

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  5. http://citydashboard.org/london/

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  6. http://vimeo.com/21351764

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  7. http://vimeo.com/21351143

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  8. CNN
    http://vimeo.com/20959622

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  9. http://goo.gl/6O6WVD

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  10. London Tweets
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V42JiVEABOY

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  11. Stats Service
    (Node JS)
    Local
    Database
    Twitter
    Facebook
    Google+
    Foursquare
    Collector Modules
    Process Proxy
    (Node JS)
    Local Server
    (Node JS)
    Twitter Collector
    PID: 6198
    Facebook Collector
    PID: 5390
    BDTK Host Proxy
    BDTK Job Server
    Web Interface
    Desktop App Wrapper

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  12. UCL Data Rack

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  13. 4 collectors per machine - 200 machines on Amazon EC2

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  14. [email protected]
    @frogo
    +StevenGray
    www.stevenjamesgray.com
    www.casa.ucl.ac.uk
    UCL Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
    Thank You

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