CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


September 25, 2017

Wind Map

Wind map is an art project created by Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg. It makes the invisible visible using near-term wind speed forecast data from the National Digital Forecast database, which is updated hourly. In fact their work became so… Continue Reading →

Don’t Always Trust Your Sight

(https://richardwiseman.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/faces.jpg?w=620) Animals process information by heavily relying on sight, however, can sight always be trusted? Try to see how many different images you can find in the picture.

Sankey mockup

I’ve been frustrated because I’ve been looking at my project data (space bookings for courses in the Taylor Institute) with such a rigid timeline/calendar perspective. I wanted to try something different, to see what a non-chronological interpretation of the data… Continue Reading →

Came across this viz by IOHANNA PANI although there is no explanation of the data. Lots of questions about how this is made.

Event Marking

Track National Unemployment, Job Gains and Job Losses, By Andrew Van Dam and Renee Lightner. http://graphics.wsj.com/job-market-tracker/ ,Linked 2017 September I like the way this visualization marks the recision. It helps explain the data trends by marking events that happened in the… Continue Reading →

Proving the best Star Wars film with data

Okay, so I’ll be the first to admit that this bar chart isn’t much on its own, but within the article, it’s the climactic conclusion of which Star Wars film is the best. The Medium article uses various data visualizations… Continue Reading →

The Reach of a Tweet

September 25 I wanted to visualize the reach of a tweet, so I drew out a map of all quotes, favourites, and retweets my last tweet had.

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