Information visualization, besides being a science field, can be fun. The ever challenging problem of converting text and numbers into something viewable that is self explanatory makes information visualization an interesting toy to play with. Some time ago I saw an applet that displays the hierarchical structure of HTML files called HtmlGraph. I really liked the idea: you don’t have to ramble through the woods of html trees in order to figure out its structural pattern. I wondered how aiSee will display html graphs and created a simple application for this purpose. Continue reading
Understanding what are visitors doing on a website and how they are browsing that site is crucial for information architecture specialists. I’m using AWStats and Google Analytics to monitor websites. Nevertheless, I always felt that I didn’t see the whole picture. Recently I found how to view the stats from another perspective: graphs!
I’m starting my blog with a post about the first computer that impressed me. It was a ZX Spectrum with 48k of RAM. I think a lot of people remember with a sigh those old days. I was thinking to start my own blog some time ago, but an unusual “thing” that I read about today was the trigger to write down the first post. Continue reading