Entries by Joepunch

Build an Arduino Robot

There is nothing like seeing a program you wrote interact with the physical world. For this lab experiment you can make and program your own robot. An Arduino robot. I began with instructions for the micro robot from Greece but realized my soldering skills are lacking. But it did give me an idea for the […]

Making maps with D3

I used D3 to build a data driven map. The goal was to build a map using D3 using data from a service. The service provides a JSON file, which consists of place names and a count of documents. The place names are country names or US states, as in the following sample: [{“id”:121,”value”:”iran”,”count”:2508},{“id”:88,”value”:”washington”,”count”:1778}] Overview I started with […]