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PostHistory

PostHistory is one in a series of projects that explore the notion of history in computer applications and online environments. By developing time-based visualizations of digital activities, we hope to raise questions such as: what is digital memory? How can we understand, interact with and, more importantly, share our digital history? The visualizations in PostHistory mainly fall into two main categories: - email landscape - personal email social network Because we are interested in looking at changes over time, the main visual metaphor is the calendar. The social network visualizations are also animated over time. - Fernanda Viegas
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8 Years of Dating History

This chart is read left to right, up to down. Each row represents a year in my life (starting at age 15), and is made up of 365 columns representing days. You can navigate through the dates and relationships by pressing the left and right arrow keys, or by hovering over the cell you wish to investigate. A shaded purple or green cell implies that I saw the fellow in person on that day, but that data is only available for my 20s. Enjoy! - Robin We
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Mood Panda

MoodPanda helps you track how you're feeling, with personal analysis, visualisations and interpretations of your mood, and a lovely, friendly and anonymous community of people there to support you if you need them. – Jake Greenwood
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Life Calendar: How Was Your Day?

Life Calendar: How was your day? is a funny and unique calendar in which you can reflect graphically your every day mood. It can be used as a mini personal diary of life experiences and help us to be conscious with our own wellbeing. Each day can be represented by a clear emoticon face to draw how you felt that day. Five moods are suggested: very good, good, normal, bad, very bad. You can also draw many other faces or even include little notes that you might want to remember. – Wap-oh!
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LastHistory

We believe that a 'casual information visualization' approach can prove valuable for making this personal information available to their creators. In this paper we analyze the data domain of listening histories and present our findings on their structure and what possible user tasks and available patterns it might contain. Additional contextual information can trigger the memory of the user to reveal the reasons for listening decisions. As a second contribution, we give an overview of LastHistory, a visualization of personal listening his- tories from Last.fm that not only allows sophisticated analysis of the underlying data in a non-threatening way, but is also able to show contextual information in the form of photos and calendar entries to help the user remember this time of his or her life. – Dominikus Baur
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mem:o

Technology makes it easy to turn the minutiae of our daily lives into useful data sets, but sometimes it feels bleak seeing every experience or memory broken down into pie charts and bar graphs. mem:o is a unique visualization tool that takes life-logging beyond spreadsheets by transforming data into striking images influenced by Dutch graphic design. The iPad app is free for download and includes two boards, with the option of adding more boards via an in-app purchase. - TechCrunch
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LEGO Powered Time-Tracking

Software developer Michael Hunger wanted a better way to track the time he spends on various projects throughout the day, so he's opted to use LEGO bricks (pictured) instead of software or time sheets. Each one-line LEGO track represents one day of the workweek, and different colored bricks correspond to different projects. He stacks up a wall for each day to log where his time went or pre-plan the day. – Lifehacker
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