On 23 March 2018 Twitter announced that it was retiring search timeline widgets, suggesting people moved to a Curate a Collection of Tweets. For a lot of people, myself included, […]
Is there a site that steps you through making custom google charts from published Google Sheet data? #ddj @psychemedia — Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey) April 22, 2015 @mhawksey no idea – […]
A repost of guest post on OER Research Hub on November 24th, 2014 As part of the OER Research Hub the community has been asked to respond to surveys examining […]
As part of some recent work with the Open University I explored the use of Google Fusion Tables as a queriable data source to use with Google Charts. This post highlights the result and notes some limitations and opportunities of using Google Fusion Tables as a datasource.
In this presentation I will demonstrate simple techniques for generating data visualisations: using tools (including MS Excel and Google Spreadsheets), drawing packages (including Illustrator and Inkscape) and software libraries (including d3.js and timeline.js). As part of this participants will be introduced to basic visual theories and the concepts of exploratory and explanatory analytics. The presentation will also highlight some of the skills required for discovering and reshaping data sources.
“Sankey diagrams are a specific type of flow diagram, in which the width of the arrows is shown proportionally to the flow quantity.” In this post I introduce a basic wrapper to render data from a Google Spreadsheet with a d3js generated sankey diagram
I should say this post contains a lot of technical information, doesn’t give much background and is mainly for my hard-core followers This is a very lose sketch of an […]
In this post I highlight some of the new features of NodeXL’s Twitter Search tools that make it a useful tool for community/resource detection and analysis
Notes on my first play with Carrot2 Workbench (a search term clustering/analysis/visualisation tool). In this example reformat tweets from #or2012 using Google Refine into a Carrot2 XML format. Still loads to learn about C2 so if you have any pointers I’d be very grateful
In this post I highlight some data hacks I came up with during the course of #iwmw12. These include a network diagram of how UN University Twitter accounts follow each other, a search archive of tweets and some timestamped map data