Twitter London

Search term text for one day of tweets All text for one day of tweets Plot of all tweets, July …


Codex: Titles

German: article titles, Europe English: article titles English: article titles, detail English: article titles, detail Articles plotted with page titles …


Codex: Asia

Bengali, Bihari, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Urdu 2003-2014 Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Việt, Thai, …

Terra Incognita / Codex - Russian and Ukrainian

Codex: Europe

Russian 2001-2013 French 2001-2013 Italian, French, German in Switzerland 2001-2014 Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Aragonese, Basque, Galician, Occitan 2001-2014


Codex: Global

English mercator 2001-2014 English orthographic 2001-2014


Codex: Polar

Chinese: language links Japanese: language links Persian: language links English: language links Orthographic and Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projections centred …


Codex: Mercator

English: Article size English: Article edits Japanese: Article size Japanese: Article size Chinese: Article size Persian: Article size Russian: Article …


Visualisation Toolkit

In the process of creating the project artworks a software toolkit has been developed that visualises large scale social and …

Terra Incognita / Codex - Chinese


Codex explores how Wikipedia’s language communities delineate space. The work grows out of the Terra Incognita project, focusing on how …


A “big” step

(Image: “Pensiero” by ​​​​​Ilaria Parente) A raising number of voices claim that we can now understand society, literature, and art, using …

Recreation of First Public Demonstration of Auto-Destructive Art 1960, remade 2004 Gustav Metzger born 1926 Presented by the artist 2006

Data 3.0: Abstractions and implementations

Image: Gustav Metzger Recreation of First Public Demonstration of Auto-Destructive Art 1960, remade 2004 Hydrochloric acid, white nylon, glass, found objects 3000 x …

Google server farm Oregon. Screen grab from Google Maps by the author

What is data 1.0?

Image: Google server farm Oregon. Screen grab from Google Maps by the author Before attempting a definition of ‘big data’ …

So then, big data..

Digital Realism starts with a simple idea: just as in the past photography and film enabled new documentary forms with distinctive features, we ask …