Big Data and Design

I recently had the pleasure of giving a Creative Mornings talk. Each month there is a new theme that the presenters need to refer to – mine was “fan...

Big Open Data: Mining and Synthesis

I have just been awarded and ESRC Future Research Leaders grant entitled “Big Open Data: Mining and Synthesis” (BODMAS). The project is an exciting ...

Mapped: Twitter Languages in New York

Following the interest in our Twitter Tongues map for London, Ed Manley and I have teamed up with Trendsmap creator John Barratt to offer this snapshot of New Y...

Why do we need a census?

Last week I attended a “Beyond 2011” Census event organised by the Prof. Dave Martin and the Office for National StatisticsĀ (ONS). The attendees cam...