Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Tourney Topo

Here is a really robust decision support system that will determine, for the geometric wonks among us, who to root for in the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, long after our actual favorites may have caught the bus.  Keep checking back for your updated cheering marching orders.

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If you are anything like me, proximity plays a significant role when determining who else to cheer on.  That, followed closely by logo coolness.  Anyways, here is a massively complex, super computing, hyper aware engine that considers proximity, and only proximity, in it's recommendation for your solely-spatially-fueled tournament support.

Thanks to Daniel Briggs, for his deft coding over a period of 2 hours.  And thanks to OpenStreetMap, D3, and Leaflet!