Visualization: Amazon recommendation network for “Software Studies: A Lexicon”

I recently came across a post on O’Reilly that highlighted¬†Christopher Warnow’s network visualization for the book A Thousand Milieus. Warnow created a tool using Processing,¬†based on the Gephi API, that retrieves the Amazon recommendation network for a book. You can download the tool, input your own book and visualize the recommendation network. The tool allows… Read more Visualization: Amazon recommendation network for “Software Studies: A Lexicon”

Visualizing data with Gephi: Abstract interpretations of the Dutch blogosphere #madewithgephi

I am currently working on analyzing the Dutch blogosphere with my colleague Esther Weltevrede with help of colleague Erik Borra from the Digital Methods Initiative. In an early exploratory phase Esther and I started to learn how to use Gephi to visualize our data and networks. In one of my early attempts I created this… Read more Visualizing data with Gephi: Abstract interpretations of the Dutch blogosphere #madewithgephi

Visualization: Twitter penetration per city in the Netherlands

Credits: Michiel Berger (@michielb), Anne Helmond (@silvertje), Marvin de Reuver (@marvindereuver), Esther Weltevrede (@esthr) and Ton Wesseling (@tonwesseling) This final image has been made with the help from Ton Wesseling who calculated the percentage of Twitter users per city, using data about the number of inhabitants per city from CBS (January 2010). Looking at the… Read more Visualization: Twitter penetration per city in the Netherlands

Visualization: Relative density of the Twitter population in the Netherlands

Credits: Michiel Berger (@michielb), Anne Helmond (@silvertje), Marvin de Reuver (@marvindereuver), Esther Weltevrede (@esthr) This the second map of the Dutch Twitter population according to the Twittergids data. In the first part I visualized the top 25 Twitter cities in the Netherlands. In this follow-up image Esther Weltevrede and I looked into the relative number… Read more Visualization: Relative density of the Twitter population in the Netherlands