Monthly Archives: June 2011

done: upcoming: Meetup with Random Hacks of Kindness/Berlin, 19th June 2011

Let’s meet for an introduction and talk about Random Hacks of Kindness,  19th June 2011, 1830, at the Radisson Bus Plaza bar, right next to the National Theatre, Helsinki (more info below).

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Building year does not affect warming costs

We have our third workshop on DMY Berlin. Kate McCurdy made this visualization about warming costs and building years of apartments. The result is clear: the building year does not affect the warming costs. The buildings made 100 years ago … Continue reading

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Day #3: Berlin districts as an Interactive map

We wanted to create a template for an interactive map of city districts in Berlin. The aim of this post is to help people to accomplish the same task individually at home. If you still cannot do it, ask us.. … Continue reading

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Day #3: Apartments for rent in Kreuzberg – visualization using Google Maps

Interested in renting an apartment in Kreuzberg? Well, look our map of available flats in this stadtteil. This is the theme of our workshop today. For full link, look here.

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Day #3: Online Visualization Tools

There are several handy visualization tools available on the Internet. Some of these sites also provide data sets, which are freely available for use. We listed a few of them, which might be used today: Processing – open source programming … Continue reading

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Day #3: Where is Open Data loved?

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Day #2: Content analysis with the locals

With the help of two Berliners we aimed to understand what would be interesting in our housing data. We learned that prizes have been rising a lot and in some areas long-term residents have to move out, because they don’t … Continue reading

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Day #2: Art on Auction

For test purposes, we collected data from an art auction website which contains data about each item on auction: We downloaded a test set of 200 visual art auction pages and found out that 27% was made with oil, 7 … Continue reading

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Photos from day #2

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Day #2: Visualizing rents in Berlin

During the day two, our efforts were mainly focused on processing the data of rents in Berlin. These three visualizations portrait the average price of rental apartments, price is euros per square meter. The data is scraped from the net, … Continue reading

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