Thursday, 4 October 2012

Create an upload-to-flickr email address for Connection / Time

1 Log in to  flickr

2 Click on 'You' and in the drop down menu
select 'Your Account'

3 Click on 'Emails and Notifications'

4  Click on 'Create an upload-to-flickr email address'

5 Copy this email address and enter it into your C / T account

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Create a kml file of Bristol Electoral Wards

A completed map showing electoral wards for South Bristol
View FILWOOD in a larger map

Step 1: Find a map for an electoral ward in Bristol

Bristol City Council Electoral Wards

Step 2: Find the statistics for the ward

for example:
pop. 11,501 (2001 census)
9.90% turnout Mayoral Referendum – 2012 
Last (35)

Step 3: Create a new map in google maps

You will need a google account.

  1. Click on 'my places'
  2. Click 'create map'
  3. Use the 'shape' tool to draw an outline of the ward
  4. Click on the 'shape' and add text (stats)

Export the map as a kml file

Step 4: Create a web page

Upload the kml file to your server
See source code for writing the html

The link to the kml file in the code must be an absolute URL, that is the full address including http:// as a relative link will not work

Friday, 8 June 2012

iconikit - What type of performance survey are you?

What type of performer are you?

Iconikit is a fun and interactive survey that enables you to create a distinctive and personal online image of your interests.

Iconikit is an online profile builder that plays with the reductive nature of data capture in form filling with what you might call creative statistics.