Last year, I put together a both a US tweet map and a "VineFinder", both of which made use of the essentially anonymous unlimited search that twitter exposed in their version 1.0 api.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
I was reading a thread on Hacker News the other day about a revival of the "gotos are harmful" argument, and someone referred to an article by Don Knuth from 1974 about goto's that I was not familiar with - "Structured Programming with go to Statements". Although it's 40 pages or so, with more than 100 references, much of it is written in an informal style more akin to something you'd read on a blog today, not a technical journal.
Friday, March 7, 2014
I was preparing to tinker some more with a d3.js visualization from last year, with the idea to improve the experience on mobile devices. In looking at it, I had forgotten I had already done this in a first pass, so that it is roughly usable on iPhone and iPad.
Note: I have extended this to a visualization for the entire world, which is on googledrive here . Recently, I was wondering how what it w...
Note (Nov 16, 2013): I am gradually tweaking this to look a little better on some mobile devices. This visualization also requires signific...