Please note that these resources were primarily intended for the reading group, so that you as a proficient user of LaTeX and/or R might not get that much from them. They might be rooted in discussions we had at our meetings, etc. etc. For that reason, they might to be too specific at times, and too general at other times.
Having said that, I do think that these resources might still come in handy for beginners or intermediate users of R and/or LaTeX.
- GetTimePoints praat script - This script loops through all Sound and TextGrid files in a directory, outputting the duration of each file and the time stamp of all points in a specified point tier to a tab-delimited text file.
In no particular order, here are some books and twitter accounts I enjoyed (or continue to enjoy) with regards to more open streets, active transport, and cities for all ages and abilities - and some other neat city stuff:
- Charles Montogomery's Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
- Jeff Speck's Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time
- Taras Grescoe's Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile
- Mike Lydon & Anthony Garcia's Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change
- Janette Sadik-Khan's Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution
- Jane Jacobs's The Death and Life of Great American Cities
- Anthony M. Townsend's Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia