These are in depth write-ups of various projects, what worked, what didn’t, how things were thought out and how they were achieved. Some of these will be familiar, some won’t, some successful other not, but their binding thread is that all were worked on by Brian Suda.
Five Simple Steps: Designing with Data
Over the last 6-7 months, I have been working on an introductory book. It is over 40,000 words on the topic of charts and graphs. It is more interesting that it sounds. I managed to sneak past the editor sections about crop-circles and the holy grail.
PaperNet Boarding Pass
In an attempt to infuse some aspects of the Internet into an airlines boarding pass, many lessons where learnt about the airlines industries’ needs and requirements. This is a look from a prototype to a final product of an international airlines printable boarding pass with a touch of useful dynamic data.
TweetCC a Creative Commons Journey
The microblogging platform Twitter has become a phenomenon and along with success comes the interest of re-purposing content. Twitter itself does not have a mechanism to license your tweets nor does it claim one. So tweetCC was created to fill that niche.
TweetCC is a simple way for you to declare how you want your tweets to be used and allow the world to easily look-up and respect your decisions. The project is one year old now and this is a quick look back at the reasons behind its creation and some current stats and developments.
Skólapúlsinn: Educational Assessment
How could a father, a student and a foreigner change the way an entire country looks at educational surveys and improve the quality life for thousands of students? Skólapúlsinn was built to create a very easy environment for schools to conduct continuous random sampling over 21 psychometric scales to evaluation their performance nationally. The results in the first 9 months of operation have been staggering as well as eye opening to us and the schools.