This is a cool video about NYT’s proprietary tool Cascade built from Processing and MongoDB. Very interesting!
Final Project link asks if it can open a document in Firefox : accept and then accept when it asks if you want to open an internet application.
This is also posted in Final Project 2011 Page
WORKS! – dc
Number of scientific paper citations [height] overlaid on the streetplan of the Harvard Medical School campus. Color [gray to blue] indicates number of papers in which the first and last authors were in the same building .
Data collection: “Gathering data was much harder than Lee expected. A team of 15 undergraduates used floor plans, staff directories, and their feet to track down the specific office and laboratory addresses of the 7,300 Harvard authors across several Harvard campuses and Massachussetts General Hospital, as well as addresses for the non-Harvard scientists included in the study.”
Did the undergraduates get authorship? Noooooo……
Unfortuately the link to the interactive map is broken. Paper located here
There are plenty of demographic breakdowns not shown (age for example would probably be pretty drastic), but overall an interesting look:
from Wired Magazine here
Brynn Shepherd’s drink map. (poor rating for Tritone, above)