[ddj] Building a Visual Wiki
heather.leson at okfn.org
Mon Dec 30 15:06:47 UTC 2013
HI Cam, Gautam and others,
While Jump2Spot  is not open source, I think Chung's work might inspire
you. He has mapped over 86000 digital stories. Chung, please see the notes
below. I think you and Cam have common interests.
(Disclosure: I'm one of the advisers on this project)
On 25 December 2013 06:36, Gautam Anand <me at gautamanand.in> wrote:
> Its good but you may want to introduce broader abstraction like Geomaps
> and Zoom for detailed info. Using D3?
> On 24 December 2013 02:11, Cam Urban <camurban at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I'm in the early stages of building a visual wiki. It will take some time
>> to get it off the ground, but the end goal is to be able to search for
>> anything and make decisions quickly (and visually) using real data.
>> Here are a few of our early examples that serve as a proof of concept:
>> - NFL Quarterbacks <http://trynudge.com/cam/nfl-quarterbacks>
>> - Nobel Prize Winners <http://trynudge.com/breck7/nobel-prize-winners>
>> - Drugs and Happiness <http://trynudge.com/cam/untitled-107>
>> Next our priority is to begin wiring up APIs and building out the tools
>> necessary to edit, add, and suggest data.
>> I would love to get some feedback on what we've currently built. Also, if
>> there is any way we can help you with a visualization you would like to put
>> together, please don't hesitate to reach out.
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