Latest posts on posts on cloudshapes.rpress.ioen-GBTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:09:06 +0100(Game): Defend the NHS Against the Privateers/posts/game-defend-nhs-against-privateers/Game I built using, where you can defend the NHS against some of those trying to privatise itrTue, 22 Jul 2014 23:09:06,2014-07-22:/posts/game-defend-nhs-against-privateers/Visualising Ministerial Lobbying in the UK: May-Oct 2010/posts/ministers-and-lobbying/Visualisation of 6,393 meetings between 100 ministers and 3,533 organisations over 240 days. Data provided by the Guardian and Who's LobbyingrFri, 07 Mar 2014 17:37:40,2014-03-07:/posts/ministers-and-lobbying/Processing & Visualising Analytics Data with Python, Django & Celery/posts/visualising-googleanalytics-data-python-django/Details of a tool I wrote that takes data from Google Analytics API, processes it, and produces data visualisations, including motion chartsrWed, 12 Feb 2014 19:03:17,2014-02-12:/posts/visualising-googleanalytics-data-python-django/D3: Book, Demo and Talk Slides/posts/d3-book-demo-and-talk-slides/Various D3 related activities: book, a complex demo, and some slidesrWed, 24 Jul 2013 12:56:03,2013-07-24:/posts/d3-book-demo-and-talk-slides/D3: Attention Hungry UK Government Cabinet Ministers - Explained/posts/cabinet-ministers-d3-explained/Detailed breakdown of a #D3.js application, built using reusable D3, incorporating force layout, sound, timers, components, modules and more.rFri, 07 Jun 2013 16:09:24,2013-06-07:/posts/cabinet-ministers-d3-explained/D3: Preview of a Refined Practice Visualisation and Chart Tool/posts/d3-rp-visualisation-tool/Built using reusable D3, we're in the process of crafting a tool to enable non-technical editors and authors simply create visualisations and chartsrThu, 06 Jun 2013 17:04:19,2013-06-06:/posts/d3-rp-visualisation-tool/D3: Building and Using Reusable Modules, Components and Structures/posts/reusable-modules-components-in-d3/An in-depth explanation of the code behind the Reusable D3 Demo, involving The Queen, Princes Charles and William, a Corgi and a Pie ChartrWed, 05 Jun 2013 17:27:52,2013-06-05:/posts/reusable-modules-components-in-d3/Bounce Rates: What Are Hard and Soft Bounce Rates in Natural Search?/posts/hard-and-soft-bounce-rates-natural-search/Bounce rates can reveal visitor (dis)satisfaction on a web page. We discuss how hard and soft bounce rates provide greater detail and understandingrFri, 21 Dec 2012 16:29:32,2012-12-21:/posts/hard-and-soft-bounce-rates-natural-search/The Conversation at Google That Led to the "Not Provided" Fudge/posts/conversation-google-led-not-provided-fudge/How did "Not Provided" actually happen? It's a dreadful fudge, and is full of holes. Here we examine the conversation that led to its implementation.rThu, 20 Dec 2012 15:16:22,2012-12-20:/posts/conversation-google-led-not-provided-fudge/Why Analyse Searchbots Visits? Answer: They May Not Find All Content/posts/help-searchbots-find-all-content/We discuss how to analyse and visualise searchbots visits, how they can become distracted, and how to help searchbots be more effective.rFri, 14 Dec 2012 17:43:20,2012-12-14:/posts/help-searchbots-find-all-content/How Does the UK Search For Nadine Dorries, AKA, The Jungle Queen?/posts/nadine-dorries-aka-jungle-queen/Digging into 2.5 million search queries to examine how the UK populace search for Nadine Dorries, no doubt soon to be the "jungle queen" rTue, 06 Nov 2012 15:07:48,2012-11-06:/posts/nadine-dorries-aka-jungle-queen/Understanding 2.5 Million Searches: Reality TV, Politicians & Death/posts/bbc-reality-tv-politics-death/A research project commissioned by the BBC into how people search for news and politics in the UK, including visualisations and recommendationsrMon, 01 Oct 2012 23:54:03,2012-10-01:/posts/bbc-reality-tv-politics-death/A Little Interactive Visualisation of Team GB's London 2012 Medals/posts/interactive-visualisations-of-team-gb-medals/Exploration of the team gb medals via a pie chart, a bubble chart, and via animations of their growth over time and of which sport won which medalrTue, 21 Aug 2012 17:32:09,2012-08-21:/posts/interactive-visualisations-of-team-gb-medals/The Horror of "(not provided)", Google Analytics Premium and Chrome/posts/not-provided-ga-premium-chrome-future/How much does "(not provided") affect our websites (data from Hitwise UK)? Does it impact Google Analytics Premium (yes)? And what of the future?rSun, 13 May 2012 17:30:46,2012-05-13:/posts/not-provided-ga-premium-chrome-future/Optimising for Mobile: Feature Phones, Smartphones, Subdomains & More/posts/optimising-content-for-mobile/Serving content for mobiles can seem a little confusing: feature phones, smartphones, subdomains, etc. Brief introduction to mobile optimisationrSun, 13 May 2012 11:59:40,2012-05-13:/posts/optimising-content-for-mobile/