Visualizing Wikipedia page edits

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Jamie @ F.A.T writes

A visualization of people who’ve contributed to the Barack Obama page on Wikipedia. Users who edit a lot drift toward the center. Best watched full screen. Visualized using code_swarm (Processing) and my new Wikipedia page history parser Wikiswarm (Ruby). Instructions on how to make your own visualizations can be found in the README.

6 thoughts on “Visualizing Wikipedia page edits

  1. tbx says:

    looking fwd to more!!

  2. NGinuity says:

    I wish the graphics were a little more detailed in the video. In full size they rendered really poorly, though.

    Politics aside, that was one of the best mashup songs I have heard since the Ballmer “developers” techno mashup.

  3. Umbrae says:


    You can view it in HD on the vimeo site.

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