Environment & Planning Featured Graphic: World City Populations Time-Series Map

The World City Populations Interactive Map is now available as a static map, and has been published as a Featured Graphic in Environment and Planning A. The EPA article includes details on the UN World Urbanization Prospects data, and the methods used to create the map. For a high resolution version of the static map, click below-

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Telefonica (02) plans to explore Big Data

Telecommunication companies are sitting on a gold mine. With the prevalence of mobile devices in our every day life, for example reports from Google IO are that 400 million Android devices have been activated at a rate of 1,000,000 activations per day, the data that we generate as a collective group is phenomenal. Phone companies […]

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Paper on Netnography of Migration and Citizenship

Residence vs. Ancestry in Acquisition of Spanish Citizenship: A Netnography Approach Pablo Mateos and Jorge Durand Access to a nationality from a European union (EU) country has become a key migration strategy for people from outside the eu and their families. This … Continue reading

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Paper published in PLOS ONE

Forget Social Networks, our names link us together in cultural and ethnic communities worldwide Our forenames and surnames are connected into distinct global networks of cultural, ethnic and linguistic communities. These are revealed for the first time y a team … Continue reading

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New Paper: An Internet of Old Things as an Augmented Memory System

Spinger have published, in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, a paper by Ralph Barthel, Kerstin Leder Mackley, Andrew Hudson-Smith, Angelina Karpovich, Martin de Jode and Chris Speed based around our TOTeM/Intern…

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New Paper: An Internet of Old Things as an Augmented Memory System

Spinger have published, in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, a paper by Ralph Barthel, Kerstin Leder Mackley, Andrew Hudson-Smith, Angelina Karpovich, Martin de Jode and Chris Speed based around our TOTeM/Intern…

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Population Space and Place – virtual issue in honour of Bob Woods

Exploring population analysis in geography: essays in honour of Professor Robert WoodsPaul Boyle and Allan FindlayJuly 2011 In 1979 Bob Woods published a landmark text Population Analysis in Geography that boldly stated that ‘traditional methods used for studying population geography are out of date: simple analysis and description are no longer adequate’ (Woods, 1979, 279 […]

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London Twitter Map

We have been working hard here at CASA lately, building tools to collect, analyse and visualise different data sets from all over the web. One piece of software that has proven quite popular over the past few months is our internal Twitter Collector. The collector mines Twitter for tweets inside a geographical radius either with […]

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