posts tagged 'data'
A visualization of people who’ve contributed to the Barack Obama page on Wikipedia. People who edit a lot drift toward the center. Best watched full screen in HD on Vimeo
Made using code_swarm and my new Wikipedia page history parser Wikiswarm (Ruby), which uses the Wikipedia API to convert page edit histories into the code_swarm activity log format. There’s also experimental support for visualizing individual users’ contributions.
For info on how to generate your own wikiswarms read on…
Tired of your dull bash prompt?
I rock a different bash prompt on each machine I use to help tell them apart. Vary the colors, add a dash of bold… parentheses, braces, brackets? Heck, maybe even a datestamp.
This here is my PS1 collection, for my reference and your inspiration. Also some notes on crafting your own sweet prompts.