Foursquare designer explains how he created mesmerizing visualizations from check-in data

Foursquare designer explains how he created mesmerizing visualizations from check-in data

Foursquare designer Matt Healey has explained in an interview with Fast Company how he created the stunning Pulse visualizations of check-in data that the company has been showing off recently.

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Healey said he used the Processing programming language to manipulate the data, which would sometimes be as large as a 5GB text file. The work wasn’t all for show, either, as it contributed to the creation of the “Places people go next” feature.

➀ How Foursquare Made Those Insane Data Visualizations [Fast Co.Labs]

 

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