Ranking the World, and other FTS Visualisations

The Globe

Recently, it has become somewhat fashionable to present results in Roller Derby in the form of a Globe.

As the Flat Track Stats dataset records the geographical location of each league, we can easily use the Google Maps Geolocation API to programmatically look-up the coordinates of each league, and plot their rank on a globe. Anyone who wants the resulting dataset should feel free to contact us. (We’re using a modified version of the Google Data Art’s Team’s WebGL globe, available here: https://github.com/dataarts/webgl-globe/ for our visualisation.)

Due to some (security-related) restrictions on the content of WordPress pages, our Globe Visualiser is hosted on our remote site, previously used for MRDWC2016’s updates.
If the visualiser does not appear to work, please ensure that your web browser is not blocking JavaScript, and has “hardware acceleration” or “WebGL” enabled as an option.

Link to The GLOBE: https://aoanla.pythonanywhere.com/globe.html

 

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Ranking the World, and other FTS Visualisations

  1. Pingback: Meanwhile in Europe: the Daga Denter Tournament (2016) | scottish roller derby

  2. Pingback: Auld Reekie Roller Girls: Home and Away | scottish roller derby

  3. Pingback: European Roller Derby 22-October Update | scottish roller derby

  4. Pingback: Revisiting the weekend: how did we do? | scottish roller derby

  5. Pingback: Glasgow cross the Irish Sea: Dublin v Irn Bruisers | scottish roller derby

  6. Pingback: nonUS Derby – 29October Update | scottish roller derby

  7. Pingback: SRD Rank: November Update | scottish roller derby

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s