With members of the Digital Methods Initiative we participated in Hack de Overheid where we created a mockup of Tikkr. Tikkr displays the pulse of media spaces and the pace of issues across different media spaces. Our concept won the third prize, woohoo! Notes and slides from our presentation are located below the photos. All… Read more Photos Hack de Overheid & Tikkr
On Tuesday we celebrated the book launch of Frank Meeuwsen’s Bloghelden, a history of the Dutch blogosphere from 1995 to 2005, at SETUP in Utrecht. I was asked to give a presentation on a project Esther Weltevrede and I are working on: Mapping the Dutch blogosphere over time. In his article ‘Links, Lives, Logs: Presentation… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere #Bloghelden
I was honored to be invited by The Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the University of St. Gallen to participate in the expert-workshop “Research Methods in the Digitally Networked Information Age” in Brunnen, Switzerland from 10 to 12 May 2010. On Tuesday Christian Sandvig and I moderated the “Evolution of Methods” panel in… Read more On the Evolution of Methods: Banditry and the Volatility of Methods
All pictures from the Next Web Conference 2010 on Flickr. All photos licensed under a CC license: Non-commercial use allowed with a name credit: Photo by Anne Helmond Please contact me at anne.helmond(at)gmail.com if you would like to use a picture for commercial use.
Joe Stump is the CTO of SimpleGeo, a company that could be described as a S3 for location services. A few stats: Lat-long timestamp per user id: every 30 seconds users update their location which amounts to 1,6 petabytes per year. Location-based services amount to about 128.000 dollar a month in S3 costs: No wonder… Read more The Next Web: Joe Stump on “Combining Location and real time, that’s hot!”
In anticipation of the CPOV Amsterdam conference, in particular the Wiki Analytics session on Saturday March 27, the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) organized a workshop for Wikipedia researchers in town to present and discuss methods, tools and data among fellow Wikipedia researchers. What types of research can we do with Wikipedia with which tools and methods?… Read more DMI Wiki Analytics Workshop report