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Trail Map (2016)

Trail Map of favorite local resource. Created by running / walking trails using Runkeeper phone app. Routes exported as .gpx files. Imported onto displayed topo map on caltopo.com web site. Captured images and opened them in PowerPoint. Traced / generalized routes. Displayed tracings over 'clean' topo map in PowerPoint. Added annotations, titles, and photos in PowerPoint. Exported as .jpg. (Note that for PowerPoint in Windows a Registry setting determines the output resolution during export.)
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Radial Plot of Boogies 1982 - 2010 (2013)

Radial plot of boogies (dancing event days) over the 29-year period from 1982 to 2010. Lines on the graph indicate days on which one or more dancing events took place.
Data presented on this poster can be examined at: Music Events
With month separation spokes. Click on the thumbnail image for a larger view.

Without month separation spokes. Click on the thumbnail image for a larger view.

Radial Plot of Boogies 1982 - 2010 - Aligned by Day of Week (2013)

Radial plot of boogies (dancing event days) over the 29-year period from 1982 to 2010. Lines on the graph indicate days on which one or more dancing events took place.
Data presented on this poster can be examined at: Music Events
In this version, each year's start date is staggered so days of the week align radially.
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Radial Time/Distance Plot of Grateful Dead Concerts Attended (2012)

Radial plot of distance travelled to Dead shows over 25-year period from 1970 to 1995.
Development of this poster is illustrated in a .gif animation on the animations page.
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Radial Plot of Daily Music Minutes 1980 - 2011 (2012)

Radial plot of daily music minutes over the 32-year period from 1980 to 2011. Most days I manage to play some guitar and in my (neurotic?) pursuit of diary and documentation, I have tracked how many minutes I play each day. Given how much I play, I should really be a better player than I am. Perhaps if I'd taken a lesson, or paid attention... This daily data is presented with color-coding for number of minutes played. Zero-minutes days and missing days are indicated by an absence of a daily line on the graph.
Loading data into the poster and development of this poster are illustrated in a .gif animation on the animations page.
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Radial Plot of Daily Music Minutes 1980 - 2011 - Aligned by Day of Week (2012)

Radial plot of daily music minutes over the 32-year period from 1980 to 2011. In this version, each year's start date is staggered so days of the week align radially.
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Woodstock Poster (2009)

Poster of data and photos prepared in time for the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock in August, 2009. Copies of this poster are available at Woodstock69Poster.com.
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50th Birthday Poster (2003)

Collected personal data, such as hike dates and timings and daily music minutes, are presented on graphs along with selected photos. A full-size version is presented here.
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Hampshire College Poster (2000)

Poster of aerial photos and topo map prepared for the 30th Anniversary of Hampshire College in 2000.
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