Data, Maps & Landscape

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Category: tools and how-to’s

Tag Maps Python Implementation, HDBSCAN and Emoji Clustering

An email today made me aware that I really need to update the YouTube video tutorials on Tag Maps to the new Python implementation. This made so many things easier. The time for processing data for a typical map based on 200,000 photos is now down from 1 hour to 2-5 Minutes (kudos to the […]

Tag Maps Video Workshops

In the last few months, I put some work into the availability of methods and tools for tag maps generation. I hope the following collection helps to answer some of the questions I received from people who are interested in creating similar maps: First, there are now two Video Tutorials available that demonstrate how to […]

Toolkit available

I finally found the time to publish the tools I used for processing and visualizing Flickr photo data (e.g. visualizations on Primarily, this step is intended to supply updated software versions to Workshop participants (University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, University of Technology Dresden). All parts of the toolkit are Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 (this is a non-commercial license, in accordance with Flickr’s […]