Cities are apparently the future. All the predictions I’ve seen for the next few decades show the world’s population concentrating in cities, but our development indicators and policies are still listed by nation state. Perhaps they should be wider, for instance by including developing cities on the lists.
I said “developing” there – which begs the question “how are these cities developing?”.
There are several types of data used by responders in a crisis. Most crisismapping has focused to date on the data generated during and immediately after a crisis: the tweets, messages, reports, alerts and other social media traffic that happens in response to crisis situations and needs.
But a country doesn
Data.un.org is the UN Statistics Division
I’ve been playing with most of the data.un.org dataset: all 5577 csv files and 21195188 rows of it.
An API is a piece of software on a website that allows programs on other websites and machines to access data held on that website.
The International Space Apps Challenge is happening this weekend, at cities, space stations and virtually, all around the world.
Some late-night thoughts about the data toolbox. We
So what is this big data thingy?
Big data has become a hot topic lately. The people who deal with it (