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Category Archive for "Datamakers"

Mapping Drone near misses in Google Earth*

Nov 23 2016

Andy Dickinson reflects on how a brief chat about drone near misses turned into a journey into Airprox reports, spreadsheets, KML and the murky world of map co-ordinates.

The New (industrial) Revolution.

Jul 28 2016

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston is about to open a MakerSpace. Developed in partnership with the Media Innovation Studio…

An Onboarding Experience with littleBits at IDC2016

Jun 23 2016

Tuesday 21 June 2016, saw the first littleBits onboarding workshop held at an academic conference IDC2016. The workshop combined pupils from four…

DataPet: designing a participatory sensing data game for children

Jul 22 2015

Data dashboard charts Ranulph Fiennes’ desert challenge

Apr 06 2015

With temperatures reaching over 50 degrees celsius, a total distance of 156 miles, Saharan sand dunes, limited water and hydration and 1,360 competitors, the Marathon des Sables is one of the toughest events on the globe. the Media Innovation Studio is collaborating with production company Fieldcraft Studios and Kingston University to chart Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ attempt at the Earth’s most challenging races

Datamakers school workshop: “It was really fun because now I like data”

Mar 03 2015

30 year six students joined us in the Studio in the first of our Datamakers workshops, exploring data and data collection apps.