Author Archives: AlexKoplin

Global Billboard API Mashup

Click here to visit GlobalBillboard! Kenny and myself teamed up to create Global Billboard, a mashup of the Google Maps and Last.fm APIs that plots Last.fm listening data for top artists and top tracks onto a styled Google Map canvas. … Continue reading

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Homework: NYT Newswire, Sections by Article Volume

Source Code: http://a.parsons.edu/~kopla138/data-viz/hw/wk6/NYTNS_HW6_v1/NYTNS_HW6_v1.pde

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Homework: Clock

The concept I moved to create is based on a clock my parents have had since I was a kid, which I have always loved. It sits in a long metal cylinder, the face has no numbers, only a thin … Continue reading

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Cascading Clock Concept

The precedence for this concept is very clear, and I thought of it as soon as the assignment was given (although I decided to do a total of 4 concepts first to see if anything stuck). I’ve been a fan … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Complexity Graphics by Tatiana Plakhova

http://www.behance.net/gallery/COMPLEXITY-GRAPHICS/413277

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Two Inspiring Examples of Data Viz

Locals and Tourists is an interesting map-based visualization of photo data tracked through Flickr uploading activity, that illustrates hotspots within various popular cities for tourism (New York, Venice, Toronto etc.) and color-codes the geolocation from each with the following (taken … Continue reading

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