Pixelsticking with the MRes


The pixelstick got another outing over reading week, with our MRes students taking to the streets (and, um, a darkened lecture theatre) with their favourite images and visualisations. A couple of students didn’t bring their own, so we gave them the surface of the sun or a bat attack instead.

Our plan is to take the pixelstick out to visualise data – so far we’ve experimented with historical and biographical images, but we’d also like to do what we are good at as a centre, and show off some of the great datavis coming out of CASA and other centres. Watch this space…

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Huge thanks to Anouchka, Frank, Shinichiro, Angelos, Thomas, Sulieman and Luigi for helping to produce these images!

Survey of London – Whitechapel and Oxford Street

The next few months sees me starting collaborations on two new projects with the historians in the Survey of London, a group that, since the time of Victoria, have been tracing the story of London’s built environment. We’ll be working with them to inject our CASA-flavoured approaches into their studies of Whitechapel and Oxford Street.

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