November 17 Throwback to the class where were came up with a data dinner. A very interesting talk on data cuisine, getting into the details of different data cuisine concepts. VERY COOL
November 16 “Project Ukko presents a novel way to spot patterns in seasonal wind prediction data. Understanding future wind conditions can become a crucial component block in supporting clean energy sources and climate change resilience.” – Truth & Beauty Operations
November 15 “The EPFL Data Monolith presents an immersive data perspective on the complex microcosmos that constitutes university life. It is on display at the Data Square exhibition in the ArtLab building at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)…. Continue Reading →
November 14 “Sound as Color is an exploration in converting audible frequencies to electromagnetic waves perceptible to human eye relative to that of the audible frequency range of the input sound signal.” – Ronnie Pence
November 13 “top summer blockbusters reimagined as flowers” – Shirley Wu Check out the interactive data visualization here!
November 12 “4,000 photos over 13 trips, their colors visualized. Further experimentation in color.” – Shirley Wu Check out this interactive visualization here!
November 11 A data visualization of every DDR song from their step charts (varying in difficulty) http://sxywu.com/ddr/
November 10 Visualizing travel search results by locations from around the world. http://explore-adventure.com
November 9 Visualizing the most translated words in an interactive data visualization. Check it out here!
November 8 Visualizing the wireless signals that we encounter every day by converting it into sound. http://phantomterrains.com
November 6 The Visual Agency posted a simple chart daily. Check their instagram hashtag for a ton of minimal visual inspiration.
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
November 4 “Ink and watercolor drawings (all about 12 inches), measured, cut arranged…from daily activity charts and nightly sleep data. Experimenting with the nature of brain proportions, and the a sympathetic connection each of us has to pattern.” – Laurie Frick
November 3 A visualization of many user’s mapping of color to moods. “Track your moods using colors and words. See visualizations of your moods.” – MoodJam
November 2 “FRICKbits uses location data from the phone that we down-sample and abstract into line and bits based on frequency of travel.” – FRICKbits
October 31 Each year Calgary has a halloween data challenge called #yyckidcount that encourages users to tweet the number of kids that visit their home! Here’s how one turned out in 2014. http://yyckidcount.kenwtong.com
October 30 WSJ visualized 50 years of comic book colors in an interactive data visualization! Try it for yourself here.
October 24 ”true/false is a machine that constantly generates instructions to reveal images and assigned patterns according to its algorithm. It visualizes the computational process and exposes the implementation of these commands. As the piece transforms into the assigned motif,… Continue Reading →
October 21 An interesting, and a bit difficult to read, history of video game controllers.
October 20 An excellent ted talk from Ursus Wehril, a designer famous for ‘cleaning up‘ and organizing things you wouldn’t expect.
October 19 Food is organized and placed on minimal backgrounds, visualizing the ingredients and required tools for each recipe. See all of them yourself at: https://www.behance.net/gallery/57167651/Eva-Trio-foodstyling?tracking_source=curated_galleries_list
October 17 A visualization timeline of ever apple product. (available for purchase) The Insanely Great History of Apple
Oct 15 An impactful data visualization + news article discussing how far North Korea’s missiles could actually reach.
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
Don’t want to use D3? Try Google Charts! A simple way to add a range of different standard data visualizations to your site.
A font for creating information visualizations in text. Just type! http://aftertheflood.co/projects/atf-spark
InVision has a great article on how to pick a good color palette for a data vis. They also talk about different challenges when picking colors when there are many varying marks to encode. Can you easily tell the… Continue Reading →
October 7 A physical visualization of keyboard usage using 3D printing. Source
This website visualizes live New York City transit and creates a song out of it. http://www.mta.me
A beautiful iOS app for collecting personal data designed by Nicholas Feltron, a famous infovis designer. Use it to collect your own personal data and export it as a csv! http://www.reporter-app.com
A website that shows what your browser knows about you. Nice to see all on one page. Perhaps we could use this data in our own visualizations? http://webkay.robinlinus.com
. October 3 I decided to visualize the characters used in my class reading response using Xcode’s Swift playgrounds feature. The code works for any set of text so let me know if you want your own response visualized!
September 30 A group of 28 students wrote down the sound a car makes. I created a simple visualization to show the differences in their responses.
September 29 As an extension of our previous leaf visualization, we decided to create a more artistic version of the data, showing the patterns of seasons.
September 27 I decided to create another social media game / visualization. Match up the status with the person who posted it. In this example I did not use the real names of my Facebook friends to hide their identity.
September 26 I got a haircut. In many wait the cut hair on the floor is data. It’s how much hair I grew over the past ~3 months.
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.
September 22 I converted a song (Memory by Com Truise) into a wearable bracelet. Interestingly, the sound waves hide the data they represent, keeping the song you’re wearing private in a pubic space.
September 13 I created a crossword puzzle using the Reddit posts as the descriptions, and their respective subreddits as the answers.