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Aleksandr Shoronov
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Ruble Roller Coaster

Once upon a time, during one long winter evening between my test assignment for new job and falling asleep exhausted I've decided to build one simple art object, which I wanted to build long time ago. It's visualization of ruble exchange rate dynamics to USA dollar in form of a roller coaster in 3D from first point of view. Exchange rate fluctuates a lot, so it's a good metaphor for roller coaster, isn't it?

I gathered data from Central Bank of Russia and made my hands dirty with scripts to prepare data, Blender to create simple crossbars, which will build chart^W railroad track and Three.JS to make it happened — Voilà!.

Recently I decided that I'm too lazy to finalize it to perfect state, so I'm publishing it as is.

Enjoy! 🎢