[Noisebridge-discuss] d3.js working session

Dow Street dowstreet at prodigy.net
Sun Feb 12 19:45:51 PST 2012


On Feb 11, 2012, at 4:09 PM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 12:50 PM, Dow Street <dowstreet at prodigy.net>  
> wrote:
>> Hi.  I'm Dow Street - I'm not currently a member of noisebridge, but
>> I've been to the space a number of times over the years.  I'm
>> interested in setting up a (potentially recurring) co-working type
>> session focused on data visualization, and specifically, the d3.js
>> library.  I used to occasionally stop by for the recurring django
>> meetings - something like that is what I have in mind.
>>
>> Does this sound ok with folks?  I'll be sure to check the event
>> calendar for conflicts - probably shoot for a time in the afternoon  
>> on
>> Tuesday or Wednesday, and start with a small group so that everyone
>> can meet others at the space.  Of course, if there are any  
>> noisebridge
>> members who are interested in datavis / d3.js and want to help
>> coordinate something like this then I'd love to chat (assuming others
>> think it is a good idea and/or use of the space).
>
> Hey Dow!
>
> This sounds pretty cool. Protoviz and D3 are great libraries.
>
> If you're interested, you might give Matt Bostock a ping and see if
> he'd be interested in coming. He's the author of Protoviz and D3, and
> also lives in the area.
>
> I'm not sure what data Noisebridge could visualize, though there's
> some talk lately about making a web-of-trust like system to share keys
> to the space. Perhaps a force-directed graph of that tree could look
> neat.
>
> Cheers,
> jof


Thanks jof - yes, Mike stopped by our previous meeting, so hopefully  
he will be able to make some future discussions as well.  Will update  
this thread as maestro suggested once we figure out a date/time...

R,
Dow




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