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Matplotlib map for world’s top ten most populated cities
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Tuhonohono metadata harvester
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Hexagonal cartogram of electorate results from 2011 New Zealand election.
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D3 bar chart tests
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fogonwater / dnz_agent_edm.md
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Attempts to describe the artist Rita Angus as an EDM Agent contextual entity.
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JSON-LD EDM experiments

This gist contains two attempts to describe the artist Rita Angus as an EDM Agent contextual entity using the JSON-LD format. They are intended to facilitate conversation between DigitalNZ and Europeana rather than indicate a final data format.

  • rita_angus_v1.json is close to the examples expressed in the "JSON-LD profile for EDM contextual entities" proposal document.
  • rita_angus_v2a.json deviates significantly from the v1 context mapping structure. The document's fieldnames are terms like name and description, which differ from the EDM Agent schema skos:prefLabel and rdaGr2:biographicalInformation fields.
  • rita_angus_v2b.json references the @context section rather then presenting it inline. This is the default format that we are likely to adopt.

The rita_angus_v2 examples follows the model presented by Manu Spooney in the JSON-LD W3.org context specs. See: [EXAMPLE 5: In-line context defini

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Last active Aug 29, 2015
Recommended reading for Indie Maps + DIY Cartography workshop.
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Recommended reading for Indie Maps + DIY Cartography Auckland Laneway Learning class.

Useful / inspirational books

  • "Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas", Denis Wood (2010).
  • "You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination", Katharine Harmon (2003).
  • "Mapping It Out: Expository Cartography for the Humanities and Social Sciences", Mark Monmonier (1993).
  • "Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, Maps", Jacques Bertin (1983)
  • "Maps and Diagrams", F. J. Monkhouse and H. R. Wilkinson (1952).

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fogonwater / index.html
Created Jul 22, 2015
DNZ People Timelines
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>people's lives</title>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/d3/3.5.6/d3.min.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<style type="text/css">
html {
font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;
}
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fogonwater / README.md
Last active Nov 19, 2015
Data Poets' Society notes. Inaugural gathering, 18 August, 2015.
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The Data Poets' Society is a Twitter joke that grew into a group who meet every couple of months to talk about data, visualisation and storytelling. We are scientists, artists, journalists, software developers, business professionals, students, museum folk, historians and geographers. We don't do formal talks. Instead we have a brief show and tell at the start of each meeting and spend the rest of the time sharing anecdotes and ideas over drinks and food.

At our first meeting we compiled a list of things we wanted to get out of Auckland Data Poets' Society. The numbers in brackets indicate how many votes an item received.

  • (8) "Art" of data visualisation.
  • (6) Seeing other peoples' stuff.
  • (5) Telling stories with data.
  • (5) Making stuff.
  • (4) Understanding the craft*.
  • (4) Exploring possible concepts.
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Last active Nov 30, 2017
On the impossibility of focusing.
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