See those dots? They’re not drawn. I programmed them using a 2D and 3D development environment called Processing.
It may not look like much, but it’s a start, thanks to a workshop taught by artist and instructor Jer Thorp, who’s currently Data Artist in Residence at The New York Times.
Sounds like a very cool job to me.
Meanwhile, this week’s assignment is to build on some of the workshop exercises — and to figure out how to export the files to my server so you can interact with them.