I code up two data visualization application for the display – the universe and the tangible map
1. The universe
Astronomy is so fascinating for me. When I found out the Astronomy Nexus database, I am very exciting and what to code out the universe in my computer.
Here is the data on Github: https://github.com/astronexus/HYG-Database
For more information: http://www.astronexus.com/node/34
2. The tangible map
Current implementation is mapping flight traffic data on different layer on map.
I am using unfolding library to generate the map, which is a great one with detailed description.
I also tried to generate my own map, but I didn’t use that for the project. It is very interesting to be a cartographer making map with modern technologies.
I want to continue develop the tangible map.
1. Firstly solve the current display problems: user cannot get very clear focused view. I want to use FaceOSC to manipulate the view.
2. The map itself is still controlled by the mouse input device. I will develop more tangible and nature interactions.