Tag: flickr

  • Colours of a tag

    I’ve been expanding upon the experiments I presented at VALA earlier this year where I built a search by colour application for the National Library of Australia. Out of curiosity I built the same search by colour application using approximately 35,000 images from Flickr Commons. Since building these applications I’ve been wondering, do certain topics […]

  • Immediate sharing

    This week the east coast of Australia was blanketed in a dust storm. The worst day was on Wednesday the 23rd when Sydney was blanketed in errie red dust. The social networks were bombarded with people’s accounts of the events. I decided to do a little analysis of how quickly people reacted to the event […]

  • DigitalNZ location search

    A mapping application I’ve built to expose content from DigitalNZ

  • How libraries can learn from Twitter

    This morning an interesting Tweet arrived on a subject that I’ve been thinking about quite a lot lately: there seem to be more people using twitter apps than twitter web. What is twitter doing wrong? @katykat In April 2008, ReadWriteWeb carried out a study How We Tweet: The Definitive List of the Top Twitter Clients that showed […]

  • New York then and now

    I’ve been playing around with yet another Flickr Commons then and now project, this time using the images of New York from 1935-1938 from the New York Public Library.  The process for this has been a little bit different to the previous then and now demonstrations.  The images that have been posted don’t have any […]