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The Person I Am

As part of a CPSC 583 course at the University of Calgary, Javier López-Montenegro Ramil created three distinct visualizations to keep track of personal data, then later created an interface to interlock these visualizations together. Javier asked himself three questions, and created visualizations for each question. We are what we eat and what we do. The first visualization logs calorie intake, class time, eating trends, and sleeping patterns. The second visualization provides insight into how late or early Javier is to class based on the weather, and shows Javier's travel speed. Thirdly, Javier tracks where his Facebook contacts are located around the globe. In the final visualization combines all three visualizations to provide a birds eye view of the answers to the above three questions.
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LifeTraces

As part of a CPSC 583 course at the University of Calgary, David Ledo created three distinct visualizations to keep track of personal data, then later combined these visualizations as a whole. Timeline: visualizes daily activities as in a timeline, colourized based on the type of activity taking place. TubeMap: visualizes locations logged throughout the day, the connection between these locations based on where you are going to and coming from, and the time spent at a particular place. MessageWaves: visualizes a messages that have been sent and received from various sources organized by contacts. In this visualization is is possible to see how many characters have been sent at a time, and makes it easy to compare messaging patterns between contacts LifeTraces: a combination of Timeline, TubeMap, and MessageWaves to provide a birds eye view of daily activities.
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VSýnthesis

As part of a CPSC 583 course at the University of Calgary, Bon Adriel Aceñero created three distinct visualizations to keep track of personal data, then later combined these visualizations as a whole. Activity River: visualizes daily activities as a stream of colours in a timeline. D'Ripples: visualizes looking directions per hour, and images of what was in that direction that hour. A Well of Places: visualizes location data and the amount of time spent in that location. Hours: a combination of Activity River, D'Ripples, and A Well of Places to provide a birds eye view of daily activities.
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Visits

With visits you can browse your location histories and explore your trips and travels. Our unique map timeline visualization shows the places you have visited and how long you have stayed there. Add photos from Flickr to your visits and share your journey with your family and friends! – visits
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Loci

Each loci is a unique 3D printed sculpture bespoke to someone’s flights spurring recollection, reflection and conversation about their travels. Each loci comes with a card highlighting on a map all the airports flown to. The sculpture can be placed on this card to help visualize their travels. Additional information is displayed on the card, such as the title chosen by the user, the total distance travelled, the number of airports visited, and the number of flights taken. The software generates a file suitable for 3D printing, so that the user can print it. – Andrew Spitz
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Location Based Jewellery

Location data typically stays within the realm of online maps and digital check-ins, but in many ways it's the most personal data that you can find. It represents where you are, where you've been, and where you're going. Meshu, by Sha Hwang and Rachel Binx, is a project that takes this sentiment to heart. Select and enter locations on a map or grab your check-ins from foursquare to create your own piece of unique jewelry — necklace, earrings, or cufflinks. Once you've got your design, you have your choice of acrylic, wood, nylon, and silver and you can pick from a variety of colors for each material. Hit complete, they'll fabricate it, and you've got your own personal snapshot of life. – FlowingData
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Psychogeographical Mapping

I kept track of all of my destinations in the downtown area of Savannah, Georgia over the course of a month (January 24, 2008 - February 24, 2008). Each day of the week was assigned a color. A skyline developed consisting of the places I frequented in the city. – Cory Imig
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Sensory Maps

My name is Kate McLean, an artist and designer, creator of smellmaps of cities around the world. I focus on human perception of the urban smellscape. While the visual dominates in data representation I believe we should tap into alternative sensory modes for individual and shared interpretation of place. – Kate McLean
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