For this unit, we will consider information visualization as a mode of inquiry. And we will use visualization as a means to study the world around us, as articulated by data.
To begin learning D3, we will have a special workshop taught by David Newbury on Friday morning.
D3.js & Resources
- David Newbury’s workshop materials: http://d3.workergnome.com/
- David’s other workshop: https://github.com/workergnome/dataviz-workshop
- D3 Official Website: https://d3js.org/
- D3 Gallery: https://github.com/d3/d3/wiki/Gallery
- Mike Bostock’s Blocks – Examples by the author of D3.
- D3 Tutorial landfill: https://github.com/d3/d3/wiki/Tutorials
- Scott Murray’s Tutorials – very helpful tutorial for learning D3.
- Interactive Data Visualization for the Web – expanded version of the previous tutorials.
Information Visualization as Cultural Inquiry
We’ll watch this half-hour presentation by Josh Begley from Eyeo 2016,
Setting Tangents Around A Circle:
Some individuals and their work:
- Ben Fry & Fathom:
- Laura Kurgan:
- Million Dollar Blocks (2006)
- Jer Thorp:
- Fernanda Viegas & Martin Wattenberg:
- Moritz Stefaner:
- Amanda Cox & NYTimes:
- Kim Rees (Periscopic):
- Gun Deaths (2013)
- Wes Grubbs (Pitch Interactive):
- Out of Sight Out of Mind (2013)