Matthias Shapiro

developer/integrator with IdentityMine, infovis enthusiast

  • This week, I’m in Hanoi Vietnam, helping with the WOWZAPP 2012 Windows hackathon. As part of my participation in WOWZAPP, I gave a presentation this morning entitled: Windows Phone 8 – More Than An App in which I spoke on …

  • OK, Cory Doctorow, let’s see if this works. I’ve written a chapter on storytelling and information visualization for O’Reilly media to publish in the book Beautiful Visualization. And you can read it for free. I’m making my chapter of …

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Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart Summaries (7-9)

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If you want to know more about any particular topic, make sure you watch the videos over at Microsoft Virtual Academy. 07 -

Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart Summaries (4-6)

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If you're interested in a particular demo or topic, make sure you watch all the videos over at Microsoft Virtual Academy.

Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart Summaries (1-3)

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These are summaries of the first three episodes of the Windows 10 Preview Jumpstart series (starring Jerry Nixon and Andy

Loading a Local CSV File in Windows (Phone)

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Lots of little side projects I work on are data visualizations and, unlike every other person in the data visualization

Circle Packing Algorithm in C# / XAML

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I recently (translation: not very recently) put up an post on circle packing in Processing and completely forgot to follow

Get Started with Kinect For Windows (WPF)

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Watching the Kinect for Windows v2 Jump Start. The code that they use in the videos is for Windows 8 apps but I'm trying to

Windows IoT with the Grove Starter Kit on the Intel Galileo board

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"Um... no. None of those things are valid options in Clue." In the last few months, I've had the joy of playing around

Http Requests and POST for Windows Store Apps

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I know this stuff, but I keep forgetting it from project to project so I figured it wouldn't hurt anyone up

Selecting The Front Or Back Camera in Windows / Phone

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I recently had a project where I needed a camera from a specific panel (the front-facing camera) in my Windows / Windows

Circle Packing Algorithm in Processing

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This is based on this Processing sketch on circle packing, but since I had to update it to get it to work, I figured I'd