12/2/16

Physical trace on map from GPS track data

gps trackWith more and more people carrying personal tracking devices, a wealth of personal information is being collected that can be visualized or physicalized in different ways. The geospatial data that all of our phones – and more and more watches – collect is particularly amenable to rendering into physicalizations.

Below is a model of the path I took a few months ago as I ran a few errands around my home on Aquidneck Island. I made two stops and intentionally took a route that formed a loop with no overlapping segments. Continue reading