CPSC 683 - InfoVis

exploring information visualization


November 18, 2017

Back Projection

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/72-16-9-Back-Rear-Projection-Screen-for-Office-Home-Projectors-Beam-Film-Portable-Foldable-High/32638443363.html Back rear projection screen example. I was worried about people walking in front of the projection screen. Wes suggested using a thin piece of cloth and backlighting the blanket.

Spotlight on Profitability

This is a static visualization done by Kristina Szucs showing how profits of a movie vary depending on critic response and genre. I love this use of the metaphor of the spotlight and how much it relates to the topic.

A very large painting from this year.

Flickr Shapes

http://polymaps.org/ex/flickr.html ¬†Flickr geotagged data was used to produce this map. The idea is to connect the location where the photo was taken and connect the dots with other locations. If enough data is collected you can identify the remote locations… Continue Reading →

motion illusions and persistence of vision

I used this one as part of a keynote presentation at the Canadian eLearning Conference a few years ago – wound up having about 500 researchers and professionals sitting through a simulated LSD trip together. Highly recommended. Embiggen the image… Continue Reading →

The unlikely odds of making it big

November 18 https://pudding.cool/2017/01/making-it-big/ “What three years and 75,000 shows in New York tell us about the chance your favorite band will succeed.” – ¬†Russell Goldenberg & Dan Kopf

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