<< ben fry >> media lab shop activity >> scroll to the right >> image depicting activity in the media lab's shop for the past two and a half weeks. >> lines depict activity detected on the security camera. >> with enough activity, the lines coalesce to reveal the image of the people working at that time. >> created with two short programs, one in java and another in perl. >> final size is 72x24 inches, a detail is below.


sketching with software: how to explore a set of data by quickly developing a visual. part of a set of experiments to create complex and sophisticated information graphics very rapidly (under four hours) through the use of short scripts or simple programs. and through this work, building a set of elements with which i can rapidly sketch data visualization ideas.