Heatmap Calendars of Last.fm Scrobbles

Martin Dittus · 2011-09-10 · code, data mining, konsum, muzak, pop culture, tools · 4 comments

After five amazing years at Last.fm I decided to hand in my notice a few months ago, my last day was at the end of August. As a parting gift and sign of appreciation of the many things Last.fm has given me I produced a series of data visualisations of the scrobbles of all Last.fm staff, alumni, and community moderators I could find, and published it last week. In total the series encompasses 8.7 million scrobbles across ~180 graphs. The visualisation is a structured heatmap that is designed to reveal periodicities: years, months, day of week, hour of day. Storytelling …

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Noise Making Machines

Martin Dittus · 2011-04-24 · diy, electronics, muzak

Diy 02 by dekstop …

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