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New Release of the Gephi Minimum Spanning Tree Plugin


At the end of 2015 the Gephi team released version 0.9. Version 0.9 contained many important core innovations that necessarily broke backwards compatibility, and with it, some plugins. The Minimum Spanning Tree plugin broke. I recently fixed it to work … Continue reading

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Brief Data Visualization Portfolio


Through my work at the Center for Integrated Data Analytics, I’ve created many interactive web-based data visualizations. I highlight a few of the publicly-available works below. Disclaimers Descriptions of the apps are my own – they are not representative of the US … Continue reading

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Gephi Spanning Tree Plugin Finally Available


I published a plugin for Gephi, an open source graph data structure visualization and analysis platform. The plugin calculates a minimum spanning tree of a graph data structure via Kruskal’s Algorithm. The plugin can be installed like any other plugin on the … Continue reading

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Avoid “for in” loops in JavaScript

Newcomers to JavaScript from other programming languages often neglect an important aspect that makes their code prone to subtle, difficult-to-detect bugs down the road. JavaScript’s "for in" loop is not your C-like-language’s “for each” construct. "for in" enumerates all properties of … Continue reading

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Gypsy/Ciganski/Roma Folkminded Masters

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Gogol Bordello’s mix of gypsy folk and punk rock music facilitates a transition to appreciation of more traditional gypsy folk. In other words, Gogol Bordello blows your brain out the fucking gringosphere. But enough about them, I’ve blogged them to … Continue reading

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Crystal Fighters – Folktronic Masterminds


These Basque-inspired British kids are having a really talented good time, whether they are in the club or in a field. AND SO CAN YOU!

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