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by putzb642
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 12.12 Final Project Description
Replies: 11
Views: 34670

Re: 12.12 Final Project Description

NEH Abstractions in the early 21st century Abstract: How can something as mundane as NEH grants be made to look interesting and informative? Utilizing data from data.gov, I pulled the XML file that contained the NEH Grants between 2000 and 2010. Roughly around 50,000 grants. In this abstract visual...
by putzb642
Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: Visualizing Data with D3.js
Replies: 1
Views: 4491

Visualizing Data with D3.js

Hey y'all

Thought I would share with you all an awesome java script library for visualizing data called D3

There is good documentation with good examples for you to go though if anyone is planning on having this be a web based visual.

http://mbostock.github.com/d3/
by putzb642
Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 11.21 Status of Work-in-Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 9838

Re: 11.21 Status of Work-in-Progress

Progress report: Currently I have all of the NEH grant reports for all of the 2000's. I began looking at Ben Fry's zip code processing code. This is giving me a good idea where to start once I start parsing the XML data from data.gov. Along with playing with that code I began working on getting the ...
by putzb642
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 11.14 Post your Project Schedule here
Replies: 9
Views: 9249

Re: 11.14 Post your Project Schedule here

NEH Grants and the US (working title) This is intends to be a visualization about the locations of NEH grants and descriptions of the projects and be able to show which areas within the united states receive the most money and for what purpose. This is primarily a practice based project as opposed t...
by putzb642
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.24 Share some Code
Replies: 12
Views: 12743

Re: 10.24 Share some Code

//Here is updated code. Searching for the rate of books involving "communication". The color of the bars are dependent on the size of them. Inside of the bar there is a display of the amount of check outs for that specific month.// //code import de.bezier.data.sql.*; MySQL msql; void setup() { size(...
by putzb642
Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.10 Cultural Analytics Review + Sketch
Replies: 12
Views: 13289

Re: 10.10 Cultural Analytics Review + Sketch

Manovich Response Manovich goes on to discuss the ways that information has been visualized and which application would work best for which data sets (interactive v. static). It is interesting to think of our culture as a whole as data. When looking at it at a meta level there are various facets ma...
by putzb642
Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 10.5 MySQL Project & Analysis, due Wed Oct 5
Replies: 12
Views: 15088

Re: 3. Wk 4. MySQL Project & Analysis, due Wed Oct 5

Visualization is Not a Hard Science I agree with Kosara on the fact that much of visualization today consists of the production of image through data. After all that is what any visualization is be it a script, thought, numbers, we are taking artifacts in the world and the mind and breathing life t...
by putzb642
Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 9.26 Data Mining/MySQL Ideas + Google Reviews here
Replies: 14
Views: 14220

Re: 2. Wk 3. Data Mining/MySQL Ideas + Google Reviews here

For the Data Mining I am currently exploring the correlation between celebrity deaths and whether or not there is an influx of dvd/literature check outs surrounding the days around/after/day of their death including subsequent anniversaries. **UPDATE** Through working through the information of cele...
by putzb642
Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: NMDS 551
Topic: 9.19 Respond To Kosara Schneiderman Fry Here
Replies: 11
Views: 12784

Re: 1. Respond To Kosara Schneiderman Fry Here

Visualization Criticism Kosara does a good job pointing out the thought and the theory behind traditional critiques for artists from both the academic setting. It is important for us (by us I mean creators and theorists) to understand what are the ideas we are looking for and critiquing. Data visual...