Category Archives: DataViz

Heart on Duet

Last night the new Humble Bundle Mobile was released. I’ve been hooked on a frustratingly fun puzzler called Duet. The goal is to safely manoeuvre the red and blue ball around a series of obstacles. Seems simple enough but the balls are attached to opposite ends of the same disc which you can only rotate left or right. The premise is simple, dodging everything that comes your way not so much.

During lunch I whipped up a quick recording studio with my heart monitor to see what was going on. Below is the test recording I made. Enjoy!

As the video shows I hate spinning bricks; and my poorly coordinated thumbs. Them most of all.

Visualising Group Physiology

Ever since working on Body Blogger, a project I developed involving the year long data collection and live streaming of my own heartbeat rate, I’ve had an interest in the visualisation of physiological data.  Over the years I’ve experimented with an assortment of different methods of visualising physiological data and one of the most fun experiences I’ve had is in the visualisation of group activity: from visualising the experience of a couple of people visiting the theater to a group of people walking about the streets of Liverpool.
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The Theater 2013 – Play through with a heartbeat rate monitor

The Theater 2013 is an interactive horror experience based on a horror short story.  If you’ve not played the game yet I recommend you  download it and try it out. The game doesn’t require installation and only takes 5 minutes to play; then join me after the jump and check out my play through with a heart monitor.

Spoilers ahead!

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