Hipocraphies or Hipster Geographies
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Hipocraphies or Hipster Geographies

Dec 8, 2013

Project Premise: Play on the Exhibitionist Impulses of Hipsters and make some Voyeuristic Geographies using their own Photos Project Programming: Php is going to play nice and tap: flickr api to do geographically bounded photo-searches and layer that with another retrieval of their geocoded information, open/establish a mySQL database to store those search terms, their […]

The disposal(?) geographies of NYC
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The disposal(?) geographies of NYC

Dec 3, 2013

Not to neglect last week’s web assignment (which works!), you can browse the refuse, paper, mgp, recycling rates and trash transfer stations at: http://www.specious-space.org/WEB/refuse4.php   just a simple api-mashup thanks to nyc open data!

The Edible? Geographies of NYC
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The Edible? Geographies of NYC

Dec 3, 2013

Final (Game Plan) I make maps and infographics, so I’ve been trying to think about how I might integrate those mediums/outputs with the responsive capabilities of php. Of course the weird thing about looking at prototypical webpages, to see their mySQL or even GIS db use… (drumroll) is that you can’t really get at their […]

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The Web We Lost/Out in Public

Nov 20, 2013

For the moment, a broken php page (working with nyc open data-boilers (in mySQL)) can be found at: http://www.specious-space.org/WEB/zipcode_datamapper.php I need to fix the confusion between objects and arrays, since I’d begun the example working w/ Robyn/Shawn’s garden mapper. But I think if I sit down and try to build from scratch a series of […]

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WEB-php-FAIL

Nov 12, 2013

So, because I spent the week w/ javascript instead of php, I thought I’d just crack open Shawn’s example and see if I could run it a few times and comment to myself about the structure. An attempt to remember which failed horribly. And, of course, his sample defaulted to showing an index of files […]

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The Edges/Capacity of the Web

Oct 29, 2013

limited thoughts on universal access Of all the readings, what caught my attention the most was “Long-Live the Web,” ┬áTim Berners-Lee’s call for foundational, open access. I come from landscape and logistics, an arena obsessed with LTS (large technological systems) and the very real politics of utility provisions. I honestly don’t know exactly how early […]