Close to Home
Our assignment last week was to use Foursquare to log our daily travels. This week, we were asked to use a classmate’s Foursquare check-in history as the source of our visualizations. I was given Bryan Lence’s data and set off to see what was there. Over the past few weeks I’ve been teaching myself the R […]
Rest of You: Bike Forces
(note: I’m awaiting the HR sensor, this is mostly outward forces) I’m logging the acceleration forces at the handlebars of my bicycle while riding through New York City. The body has roughly three contact points with a bicycle, the hands at the handlebars, the “seat” at the saddle, and the feet at the pedals. The […]
Spatial Media: TrafficFlow Implementation
The TrafficFlow project has changed due to comments received during the first critique. The table is circular with a smooth surface. User places an internet connected device on the table (mobile phone, PDA, laptop). After visiting the project’s website with the device and performing a brief initialization, particles representing internet traffic emanate from the device […]
Spatial Media: Traffic Flow
Tangible interface for exploring local network traffic. The installation will be been designed to visualize the flow of information within a local area network. The goal is to make visible the invisible layer of information that comprises our information infrastructure which generally flows beneath a general level of awareness.