Five Years

By: Jeff Clark    Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011

Five years ago today, I published my first entry on I wasn't really sure if anyone would pay attention. You have, and for that I thank you all. Thanks especially to everyone who has written about my work or passed it along to your friends.

Except for the first few months, virtually all the images, interactive applications, and analysis presented on this blog were created using code I wrote with Processing. Thanks very much to Casey Reas, Ben Fry, and the community around that wonderful tool. Thanks to all the amazing researchers, coders, artists, and designers that have most directly influenced my work, especially: Ben Shneiderman, Martin Wattenberg, Fernanda Viégas, Ben Fry, Casey Reas, Chris Harrison, Nathan Yau, Lee Byron, Moritz Stefaner, Jonathan Feinberg, Gui Borchet, Jer Thorp, Robert Kosara, Andrew Vande Moere, Manuel Lima, Frederik Vanhoutte, Mario Klingemann, Robert Hodgin, and Tom Carden.

I've selected images from a few representative posts from the past five years. Click on the image to visit the respective post. Thanks again everyone and I'm looking forward to what the next five years will bring!


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