Feb 21, 2013

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Making SVG paths more sensitive to mouseover event...

Making SVG paths more sensitive to mouseover events

I was recently working on a visualization in D3 where about 100 or so observations were encoded using randomly generated SVG paths, the idea being that they would collectively form an abstract shape.  Hovering over each path would highlight it and bring up a small box with more details.  Since the curved paths were 1px wide and intersected each other arbitrarily, they...

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Dec 21, 2012

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How educated are world leaders? Motivation.

How educated are world leaders?  Motivation.

An anthropological phenomenon that one observes when looking at the progression of people and societies is their tendency to ultimately free themselves from the shackles of servitude and achieve some form of self-governance.  Due to overcompensation, perhaps, the process may end up becoming cyclical, an effect that in its worst incarnations results in inhuman expressions of...

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Dec 21, 2012

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Visualizing browser market share

Visualizing browser market share

The space metaphor has been used a lot in various contexts and it usually...

Nov 7, 2012

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Xtreme KinematiX

Xtreme KinematiX

Skyrill.com is proud to release it’s latest concept car, which was done...