Author Archives: NidhiMalhotra

Times Newswire Pattern

I designed simple patterns and colors for each section (Arts, Movies, U.S., Style, Opinion, World, Sports etc.) of the Newswire. Each line of pattern corresponds to one article. When a new article comes up, a new line is added on … Continue reading

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NY Times Newswire API code

Here’s the code that Steve demo’ed to us today. It pulls XML and JSON data from the NYTimes Newswire API in Processing and displays it on the console. NYTimes Newswire API

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circles clock

I tried to expand on the clock from last week but kept running into coding issues…I wanted to incorporate a sketch that would illustrate moon phases in a circle but the calculation wasn’t very clear to me. The background is … Continue reading

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trig tutorial / sine wave

Here’s a useful trig tutorial and a processing sketch that corresponds a circle and a sine wave to help visualize the relation. http://processing.org/learning/trig/

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visualizing time

I started out thinking of a sine wave to visualize time since sine waves equate to circles and hence a traditional clock. I also really liked a lot of the Nooka visualizations but I thought some of them were hard … Continue reading

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Eric Fischer

Eric Fischer has been doing some of my favorite visualizations for some years now, in his signature style. Eric Fischer His most recent one maps Race and Ethnicity in NYC. Some of his older maps map out where people take … Continue reading

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I Want You to Want Me

I saw this data visualization / interface at the Moma a few months ago. It picks up data from online dating sites and builds a beautiful, interactive piece by visualizing the data using balloons. It’s highly interactive and fun to … Continue reading

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