[wdmmg-discuss] hacking at the screen

Richard Pope richard at memespring.co.uk
Wed Dec 1 15:43:27 UTC 2010

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Morgen Peers <morgenpeers at gmail.com> wrote:
> hey. at the open data ottawa meetup last week some ideas emerged about where
> does my money go.

That's the kind of thing I was suggesting building to add and edit
individual transactions. One less thing to build by the looks of
things! Just needs the ability to be able to assign arbitrary
properties to the Edges and Nodes.

> if the idea is replicable across countries, what software would best support
> adoption?
> we discussed the potential utility of Cytoscape Web:
> http://cytoscapeweb.cytoscape.org/
> it takes real network data and visualizes the network in a web-browser in
> real-time. many of the graphs components can be visually manipulated to
> represent numerous values.
> the link below illustrates the use of Cytoscape to display multiple values
> related to an election:
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1912072/Sharing/image_.jpg
> so for example, a ministry's expenses can be visualized concurrently with
> revenue, where revenue is represented as node opacity or border thickness or
> border colour gradient.
> cytoscape auto-generates legends and i am unsure how the generation of
> legends connects to the web-embed.
> Cytoscape Web was hacked together in Toronto and is open source. free to
> amend as needed.
> in ottawa we're going to look at the code and jot down ideas. what is the
> guts of wdmmg right now? is it based on network data? if not, what are its
> relative strengths as code/approach?
> best,
> morgen
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