Monthly Archives: February 2013

World’s Ugliest Visualization

Some ideas sound good in your head, but they are just bad.  This is one of them.  After seeing some very cool glyph visuals, I started to wonder, why not simply display different values overlaid on top of each other … Continue reading

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World’s Ugliest Visualization

Some ideas sound good in your head, but they are just bad.  This is one of them.  After seeing some very cool glyph visuals, I started to wonder, why not simply display different values overlaid on top of each other … Continue reading

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The Office Chair

Warning, this post has nothing to do with either Dex or data visualization.  This is a story about me, my office, and a chair. Here is what my current office space looks like.  I took this photo a couple of … Continue reading

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Circular Heatmap

Peter Cooke has produced an amazing D3 visual.  It was so cool that I couldn’t wait to port it into Dex.  It’s called the Circular Heatmap and Peter’s original work can be found here. In this blog article, I will … Continue reading

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Leap Enabled WebGL Heatmap

Florian Boesch has produced an amazing WebGL based heatmap over here and has kindly allowed me to integrate his application into Dex and into the Leap Motion device. Leap Enabled Heatmap Hope you like it!

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Dex and Leap Integration

The other day, I received a developer version of the Leap Motion device.  This video shows some Dex visuals which have been integrated into the device.  I haven’t done anything too fancy yet other than program the camera to follow … Continue reading

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Mobile support and colors

I’ve been working on a couple of things lately: Better colors More controls Mobile device support. In this colors-example, you will see three new colormaps: SoftSep4WhiteBG 256 colors Hard separation Designed for a white background. HardSep4WhiteBG 256 colors Soft separation … Continue reading

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