Tilburg is at the heart of a region in the southern Netherlands which has traditionally been very socially innovative. This tradition is celebrated annually during the European Social Innovation Week, recently renamed to the Dear Future week. The TilburgsAns open source typeface At the conclusion of this week, the annual Social Innovation Awards are announced. … Continue reading Tilburg Legend(s): what’s in an icon?
Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant. More precisely, its objective is … Continue reading Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map using Kumu
LinkedIn is a great resource for exploring professional profiles. However, when your personal social network starts to grow into the hundreds of contacts, it becomes very hard to - quite literally - still see the bigger picture. One feature that can help you visualize your network is LinkedIn Maps. It both shows the links between … Continue reading LinkedIn Maps: art or science?
Yesterday, I discussed Wordle. Today, I came across a related tool, TagCrowd: TagCrowd is a web application for visualizing word frequencies in any user-supplied text by creating what is popularly known as a tag cloud or text cloud. TagCrowd is taking tag clouds far beyond their original function: as topic summaries for speeches and written … Continue reading Tag clouds on the move
A friend pointed out Wordle to me, which "is a toy for generating 'word clouds' from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes." I tried it out with the text on … Continue reading Word (art) clouds
Below the gallery that contains the pictures taken by Al Mohr (Second Life) / Aldo de Moor (Real Life) of Schomer Simpson 's (Second Life) / Peter Twining's (Real Life) presentation at the Second Life Best Practices in Education International Conference 2007. The topic was "Using Teen Second Life to Explore Visions of Schome (Not School-Not Home-Schome, the … Continue reading Schomer Simpson’s Talk at the 1st Second Life (Inworld) Conference