CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


November 5, 2017

Cirque du Soleil Formations

Cirque du Soleil, one of the most renowned circus’, includes performances that make use of formations. In my opinion, this is a way of conveying information in a very visual way. In addition to being an art form, this is… Continue Reading →

Abacus Info Vis Beads

I believe Abacus is a very applied example of info vis. This set of beads allows the person to learn math in a different way. Eventually, with the use of this info vis, people are able to apply this to… Continue Reading →

Photo by Frank Herfort  

Problem Solving

During an internship I did in my undergrad, one of my coworkers gave me these cards with some problem solving tips. He got them from a workshop he went to where they were able to solve problems in fields they… Continue Reading →

Dating Scores

I came across this “scoreboard” that my friend created for me about a year ago to compare how three different internet dates had gone for me. I don’t exactly remember where the points all came from. Not sure why the… Continue Reading →


Some visual instructions on how to handle adulthood. The cutesy style of the drawings is very fitting to the message.

Skin & Earth

Here is a visualization of Lights’s new album and comic series. It shows how the songs on the album correspond to the issues of the comic. I love the album, maybe I’ll have to check out the comics!


After beating my head against several brick walls, trying to get D3.js to do something interesting, I gave Chart.js a shot. I’ve used it for a couple of years now to generate charts of personal metrics for my 100km thing…. Continue Reading →

Yarn Bombing

After reading about “urban knitting” or “yarn bombing,” I thought it would be fun to share. Wikipedia describes it as “a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than… Continue Reading →

Epic Embroidery – Meticulous Vignettes

by Meticulous Vignettes Calgary artist embroiders epic work of art: ‘It’s been so much a part of my life’ A Calgary women told the story of oil in an embroidered piece that spans two city blocks. The piece is on display at the… Continue Reading →

Radar Plot

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/driverless-ai-future-here-avkash-chauhan This visualization helps enterprise and data scientist to gain a deep understanding of the data. It also helps businessman to harness deep insight into any given data.

Forma Fluens

November 5 A timelapse and interactive map visualization of how people draw things from around the world. Very cool site! visualized drawing data in many different ways. http://www.formafluens.io

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