Combining programming, science, and art

Interactions can become beautiful pieces of art as is displayed by the Wind Map, a software on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Wind Map at the MoMA

The map is based on software that uses information from the National Digital Forecast. It then takes this information and transforms it into a visual masterpiece expressing wind patterns over the United States. Not only is this information beautiful, but it is also useful as it provides a simple visual aid to represent complex data.

Upon visiting the site of the Wind Map, take a chance to click on the actual map of the US to enlarge any segment. It’s very cool!

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