Nodebots

Today I got to play with hardware at an International Nodebot Day event put on by NodeJS Houston. It was a lot of fun, and I was surprised by how much got accomplished in less than a day. I used a Tessel2 board from Sparkfun, which comes with linux and Node.js Read more…

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Gource – Log Visualization Tool

At work, I put projects I complete into our group’s gallery of data-visualization work. It is good internal marketing for what our group can deliver. Unfortunately, even behind a NASA firewall, there are some things I can’t put in the gallery. Examples have included data visualizations of human resource data and Read more…

ISS Fly Over

ISS = International Space Station Earlier this week someone came into my office at work and asked to borrow three of our beanbags, so they could have recently returned astronauts sit in them while doing a facebook live-stream event. Apparently, it has become tradition. That prompted me to google ISS Read more…

Screenshot of menu options for different default data visualization types.

Data Visualization Compilations

A Compilation of Data Visualization Compilations: There are a wide variety of tools out there for data visualization. Some nice people have come up with compilations of their favorite tools. Other people have created galleries of really outstanding data visualizations that you can use as inspiration. Over the past year, Read more…

What Language To Learn Infographic Snippet

Learning to Code

“A Highly Opinionated & Abbreviated Guide for Taking the First Steps to Learn a Bit of Code” Why Write this? Someone asked me for help figuring out where to start regarding learning how to code today. Fundamentally, that’s why I’m writing this. I figured I’d might as well put it in a Read more…