Visualising your hiking trails and photos with My Tracks, R and Leaflet

Posted on Wed 18 November 2015 • Tagged with R, visualisation, linux, datawrangling, gis, docker

Taking the task of ordening vacation pictures to a whole new level.

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Basic geoinferencing with Shapely, GeoJSON and OpenRefine

Posted on Mon 25 February 2013 • Tagged with python, linux, gis

The Python Shapely library allows for convenient spatial operations. Unfortunately getting data in proved somewhat of a struggle.

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Control your music player by shaking your Thinkpad around

Posted on Sat 09 February 2013 • Tagged with hardware, hack, python, linux

A short Python script demonstrating how you can use the Thinkpad accelerometer through HDAPS to control your laptop.

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Switch from AWStats to Piwik on a Webfaction host

Posted on Thu 17 January 2013 • Tagged with programming, walktrough, webdev

A short walktrough for Webfaction-users on switching from AWStats to Piwik for website analytics, including importing older data.

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What if we divided our countries as we do our wealth? Using R to visualise wealth distributions

Posted on Fri 24 August 2012 • Tagged with visualisation, inequality, R

If we divided a country as we divide its wealth, how would the map look like? A step-by-step anwser using graphs & maps in R.

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