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Come to Portland Data Viz #7! (NEW DATE)...

Come to Portland Data Viz #7! (NEW DATE) Thurs, Sept. 20, 2012 from 6–8:30pm at Geoloqi HQ!
Portland Data Viz Meetup is Back! It’s time for another Portland Data Visualization Meetup! We’ll have three to four main presentations and networking time. We usually have some conversation and networking, so feel free to bring business cards and/or let people know if you’re hiring. (If you’d like to sponsor, see the section at the end of this post). This time, Geoloqi will...

Come to the Vibrant Data PDX Hackathon! ...

Come to the Vibrant Data PDX Hackathon! Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 8:30am–8pm
Imagine a world in which data becomes a personal asset that works on behalf of our personal interests and communities. Everyday, apps like yours could control how to send their data out into the world to circulate and bring back value to users. Certainly this would require a change in the way the world views data today, and in the infrastructure that enables it to flow freely while...

The 6th Portland Data Visualization Grou...

The 6th Portland Data Visualization Group – Wed, October 19, 2011 from 6:30–8:30pm at Collective Agency!
It’s time for another Portland Data Visualization Meetup! We’ll have three to four main presentations and networking time. The last one was in February, and we’re overdue for the next one! We usually have some conversation and networking, so feel free to bring business cards and/or let people know if you’re hiring. We won’t have a food or drink sponsor for this meeting,...

The 5th Portland Data Visualization Grou...

It’s time for another Portland Data Visualization Meetup! We’ll have three to four main presentations and networking time. Webtrends will again graciously host us on their top floor. The venue is on the 16th floor of the building right next to Men’s Wearhouse. Here’s a Google Maps streetview of the entrance of 851 SW 6th Ave # 1600, Portland, OR:...

Tools for Visualizing Facebook Social Gr...

Facebook Graph in 3 Dimensions Made with UCINet, NetDraw and Mage. You can do this for your network. Simply see these instructions: cyborganthropology.com/Network_Visualization Using Netvizz and Gephi to analyze a Facebook network Read more at the Sociomatic Blog Here’s what the output looks like: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49155467@N06/4583993987/sizes/o/ Made with My Online...

The Fourth Portland Data Visualization G...

It’s time for another Portland Data Visualization Meetup! The last one occurred on Thurs, April 29. We’ll have three to four main presentations and networking time. Webtrends will again graciously host us on their top floor. Current speakers for Data Viz #4: 1. Periscopic will present two pieces of data visualization they’ve done. The first is Vote Smart – a...

Track Your Happiness Survey Results, The...

TrackYourHappiness.org is a research project that investigates what makes life worth living. It was created as part of Matt Killingsworth’s doctoral research at Harvard University. I found the project while browsing the Internet one night and decided to sign up. Here are my results: How does it work? Once you sign up for TrackYourHappiness, you get asked some preliminary questions...

Data Viz: Donations to the Cyborg Recons...

On March 17, 2010, I slipped on a slippery deck in Austin, Texas. It was the last day of the SXSW Interactive Conference, and it had been a long night. I wanted to get outside to take a break from all of the madness, and I fell. I broke all of the bones in my ankle and was rushed to the emergency room. I didn’t feel any pain, and I thought that my ankle was simply sprained. It...

Visualizing eComm and the Augmented Real...

Note: This is a content preview of a full resolution PDF report that will be made available on the site next week. A stacked graph method is one way of displaying buzz around speakers and topics at conferences. I’ve been tracking conferences with stream/stacked graphs for the last two years. In a way, the stacked graph is a more organic version of a bar graph, because it can be...

The Third Portland Data Visualization Gr...

It’s time for another Portland Data Visualization Meetup. The last one occurred on November 3rd, 2009. We’ll have five main presentations and networking time. Webtrends will again graciously host us on their top floor. Unfortunately, there will not be beer. If you want to, you can bring your own. Or if you know a company who could bring some, let me know. Schedule 1....

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