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New Website Visualizes Human Activity in Cities Across the World

New Website Visualizes Human Activity in Cities Across the World
New Website Visualizes Human Activity in Cities Across the World, Screenshot of ManyCities, showing clusters of New York areas with similar timeline patterns. Image © ManyCities
Screenshot of ManyCities, showing clusters of New York areas with similar timeline patterns. Image © ManyCities

The SENSEable City Laboratory at MIT has developed a new tool with Ericsson to better understand human behavior. "ManyCities" is a new website that "explores the spatio-temporal patterns of mobile phone activity in cities across the world," including London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Taking complex data and organizing it in a intuitive way, the application allows users to quickly visualize patterns of human movement within the urban context down to the neighborhood scale. You can imagine how useful a tool like this can be for urban planners or even daily commuters, especially once real time analytics come into play. Take a look at ManyCities yourself, here.

Screenshot of ManyCities, showing timelines of mobile phone activity in different districts of London. Image © ManyCities
Screenshot of ManyCities, showing timelines of mobile phone activity in different districts of London. Image © ManyCities
Screenshot of ManyCities, showing the density of SMS activity in different districts of Hong Kong. Image © ManyCities
Screenshot of ManyCities, showing the density of SMS activity in different districts of Hong Kong. Image © ManyCities
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Karissa Rosenfield
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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "New Website Visualizes Human Activity in Cities Across the World" 07 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/774930/new-website-visualizes-human-activity-in-cities-across-the-world/> ISSN 0719-8884
Screenshot of ManyCities, showing clusters of New York areas with similar timeline patterns. Image © ManyCities

这个新建的网站上可以看到世界上各个城市人类的活动。

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