A Byte of my 2.2-lb Brain

Just sharing stuff…

Mining, reading, manipulating, and plotting map data

Sharing some Python recipes I wrote for mining, reading, manipulating, and plotting map data.

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

How well do you know your province?

Let’s play a game! Can you guess which Philippine provinces these road networks belong to? The first one is easy peasy!

July 28, 2016 · 4 Comments

The 2016 VP Race

We take a peek at the data on the controversial Philippine VP race that prompted many Pinoy academics to download, visualise, and analyse the 2016 election results in the wake of the allegations of systematic cheating

May 20, 2016 · 7 Comments

Network Growth of “The Silent Majority”

The membership expansion was so fast, we got curious about its network growth dynamics. We decided to “visualize” the mushrooming of the online society.

April 24, 2016 · 15 Comments

Assessing the Feasibility of Relief Operations

Given the level of risk that we, as a country, are exposed to (e.g. from earthquakes and typhoons), it is easy to see that there is a compelling need for our government to set up effective disaster preparedness and relief response plans, especially considering the fact that we can never be immune to natural disasters.

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Twitter Users as Seismographs

The idea that Twitter users generate volumes of earthquake-related tweets at the onset of an earthquake is hardly new [link], but it’s always fun to work with data from home … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Evolution & Prevalence of Politcal Dynasties in the Philippines

How much of our country will we lose to political dynasties in 2016? After Election Day, will the country be able to reclaim territory from dynasties, or will the bleeding … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment