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- Nature.com Subjects Stream Graph
The nature.com subjects stream graph displays the distribution of content across the subject areas covered by the nature.com portal. This is an experimental interactive visualisation based on a freely available dataset from the nature.com linked data platform, which I’ve been working on in the last few months. The main visualization provides an overview of selected […]
- Is wikipedia a valid source of scientific knowledge?
Is wikipedia a valid source of scientific knowledge? Many would say yes. Others are still quite skeptical, or maybe just cautious about it. What seems to be the case though – and this is what this post is about – is that wikipedians are increasingly including references to scientific literature, and when they do it […]
- A sneak peek at Nature.com articles’ archive
We’re getting closer to releasing the full set of metadata covering over one million articles published by Nature Publishing Group since 1845. So here’s a sneak peek at this dataset, in the form of a simple d3.js visual summary of what soon will be available to download and reuse. In the last months I’ve been […]
- Nature.com subject pages available online!
Subject pages are pages that aggregate content from across nature.com based on the tagging of that content by NPG subject ontology terms. After six months of work on this project we’ve finally launched the first release of the site, which is reachable online at http://www.nature.com/subjects. Hooray! This has been a particularly challenging experience cause I’ve […]
- Listen to the RainForest at Kew Gardens
If you happen to be going to London’s Kew Gardens, make sure you don’t miss this nice sound installation by Chris Watson. The installation is on till September 5th and it’s called Whispering in the Leaves: Whispering in the Leaves features two sound pieces – Dawn and Dusk – composed by Chris from memory using […]