Matthias Shapiro

microsoft windows phone evangelist, infovis enthusiast

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Beautiful Visualizations Data from Cars.Gov

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Some time ago I wrote an overview of data visualization styles along with a visualization tutorial for the book "Beautiful

Why The Ending To Dexter Was Awful

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(There are spoilers to pretty much the entire run of Dexter here.) I am a huge Dexter fan and I was pretty upset about

Ha.

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Inside Windows Phone: Nokia Imaging SDK

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I co-hosted this weeks Inside Windows Phone, talking about the Nokia Imaging SDK (which is pretty awesome). I would consider

Calculating Distance From 2 GeoCoordinates in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here.

Reverse Geocoding in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here.

Finding and Mapping a Route in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here. One

Using Offline Maps in Windows Phone 8

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This is a support post for the Inside Windows Phone show on location and mapping in Windows Phone 8 published here. I love

Game Of Thrones Chapter Explorer Visualization

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If you're familiar with the Game of Thrones HBO series, you may know it's derived from the Song of Ice and Fire books by

Missing OpenStreamForWriteAsync on my StorageFile

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I have a sample that I use when serializing data in order to save it to a StorageFile in Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. It