This object is a visualization of my travels through the year 2011. Each plate is one month, and each circle represents a trip, and their area is proportional to how many days I spent at the destination.

The center white circle represents my home town (New York) and other trips are placed in the right direction according to New York. The distance scale is vaguely logarithmic, meaning the further out in the shape, the further out a destination is.

Colors represent purpose of the trip. Colder colors are business trips, warmer colors are leisure trips, and colors in between represent a variation of these.

The paper of this thesis is at:

Thanks to Dana Karwas, Jer Thorp, Marius Watz and Matt Rooney.
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