CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


October 14, 2017

Game of Thrones Physicalization

Mild spoilers In the first season of Game of Thrones, we see the character Daenerys explain that braided hair is a representation of battles won for the Dothraki. If you pay attention as the series progresses you can see her hair become… Continue Reading →

London Bridges

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLEapQTV4AED0OY.jpg:large The image shows all the bridges in London. I liked the idea that side view of each bridges are also displayed along with their geographical locations.

Birds as visualizations and data

When Lora guest-taught infovis, she talked about the drawers full of birds at natural history museums being a physical visualization – location, morphology, etc. This NYTimes article describes taking the birds out of storage, and using the gunk that’s built… Continue Reading →

A piece from spring ’17

Yarnwork Math

Recently I’ve gotten into yarn visualizations, and I found this amazing article on Mental Floss that shows how math concepts can be visualized through knitting and crochet. It’s a very flexible medium, and one I think should be explored more… Continue Reading →

Data Cuisine

October 14 The other day in class we were challenged to brainstorm ideas for a data dinner. I came across a website, created by researchers, that has done exactly that! http://data-cuisine.net

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