February 22nd, 2014

Selfiecity

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The selfiecity project has launched earlier this week, and boy, it has hit a nerve. We had 10’000s of visitors in the first few days, and hundreds of articles and posts linking to the project.

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December 6th, 2012

Mapping research excellence

Together with Lutz Bornmann, Rüdiger Mutz and Felix de Moya Anegon, I have been looking into which institutions (universities or research-focused institutions) are most active in different subject areas of science and which have published the most excellent papers. Based on my colleagues data analysis, we produced a small web application which allows to browse and explore the data set. The application is password protected, so you will need to end an email to password-request at excellencemapping.net to request access.

December 6th, 2012

FIFA Development Globe

We finally launched the FIFA Development Globe, a project that has been in the making over the whole year. High fives and congrats to my fellow colleagues at Medienfabrik, Studio NAND, and Jens Franke. It was great to collaborate with you.

May 1st, 2012

Muesli Ingredient Network

I put a little new project online, analyzing which ingredients were ordered together most often in custom muesli mixtures from mymuesli.com customers. Besides chocolate, nuts and oat, the project description also features a little excursion on matrix views of networks, and conditional probabilities.