Archivos de diario de octubre 2022

02 de octubre de 2022

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Hi folks, I'll be participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer's this year. As some of you know, my father suffers from Alzheimer's. Because it runs in families, I may face it myself as I grow older.

Please don't feel any pressure to donate, but if you're able to consider a tax-deductible donation towards a good cause this year, here's my fundraising page:

Publicado el octubre 2, 2022 07:55 TARDE por alexshepard alexshepard | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

31 de octubre de 2022

iNat Activity Visualizations

I've been personally interested in digital and generative art for a long time. In art school I did a bunch of work in Processing, and I've also done generative art in p5js and swift. Lately I've been getting into data visualization, just for fun. For the most part I've just goofing around with d3.

I've always liked the contributions visualization on the GitHub profile page, and I thought it'd be fun to try to re-create this in d3, but visualizing iNat observations instead of GitHub checkins. So this weekend I whipped something up in d3, just for fun.

Here's what my activity chart for 2022 looks like. Pretty grim, I've been a bad naturalist this year.

Let's see what some of my co-workers have been up to.

Here's @tiwane:

Here's our fearless leader, @kueda:

And here's @sambiology, making us look like slackers:

Well, at least @carrieseltzer from the iNat team has been super consistent:

Publicado el octubre 31, 2022 12:56 MAÑANA por alexshepard alexshepard | 3 comentarios | Deja un comentario