Creating Data Visualizations for the CBC

I recently started using Processing (processing.org) at the CBC to visualize the dependencies of the content areas on projects being built by Media Ops & Technology (MO&T). Roughly speaking, MO&T builds out platform related projects and the content areas leverage the functionality of those projects to build out their sites. The previous post here was a first sketch … Continue reading Creating Data Visualizations for the CBC

Coloured Boxes Image Sampling 10 from sspboyd on Vimeo. This goes with the image from the previous post. Video from a Processing.org sketch that reads the colours in an image and represents them as rectangles. The width is based on the brightness levels.(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)

Data Visualizations with Processing, TSU prints

This image,Tsu-20041226-005853UTC, was created shortly after the Christmas 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. It was made using satellite images and population density information for the affected countries in the Indian Ocean. I wrote a program in Processing to read this data and generate the black and white representation below. Lines representing people who died from … Continue reading Data Visualizations with Processing, TSU prints

18147 tweets about the Toronto Mayoral election

Toronto Mayoral Election: @RobFordTeam vs @G_Smitherman vs @JPantalone Tweets with @RobFordTeam are in red.  Tweets with @G_Smitherman are in purple. Tweets with @JPantalone are in teal  Tweets mentioning two or more are multicoloured. Tweets mentioning none of them are transparent. Tweets were gathered from searching via the api for:  #voteTO OR #RobFord OR #Smitherman OR #Pantalone … Continue reading 18147 tweets about the Toronto Mayoral election