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Archive for December, 2009

Creating a murmur


Murmur is a project which started in Toronto. They call it a ‘documentary oral history project which records stories and memories told about specific geographic lcoations’ – which doesn’t really capture what it is. People record an audio of themselves talking anecdotally about a location – and these lcoations tend not to be those featured […]

Periodic table of data visualisation methods


Stuck for a way to visualise a set of data? This periodic table of methods is sure to throw something up which you might be able to apply to your data set. Move your cursor over an element to see the visualisation. Error: Embedded data could not be displayed.

December Social Media Social


Our brains are fried, we’ve done a bunch of great social media stuff… it’s time to kick back and have a chat with friends we have met through the Birmingham Social Media Surgeries this year. Our December Social Media Surgery is going to focus mainly on the ‘social‘ part of ‘social media’. It’s a great […]