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Visualizing Violence Against Philippine Civilians in 2018

December 16, 2018 / 0 comments

Protest against the Philippine war on drugs at the Philippines Consulate General in New York City. About the Philippine War on Drugs Since the instatement of current Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte in 2016, the country has been in a state of unrest. The large-scale drug war waging for the course of Duterte’s term is marked…

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Bronx River Trash Collection and Fecal Bacteria Analysis

December 16, 2018 / 0 comments

By: Seth Crider, De Han, Lindsay Menachemi, Nat Quinn, Drew Stanley, and Zack Walker Introduction In October 2018, Professor Chris Sula from the Pratt School of Information reached out to students in his Information Visualization class with a dataset given to him by Diana Fu, the Education and Stewardship Associate from the Bronx River Alliance…

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Connecting Les Misérables

December 16, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables is one of those titles that maintain notoriety in books, theater, and most recently movies. The work has provided us with a number of classic characters such as Jean Valjean, the protagonist on the run after stealing a loaf of bread to feed his family, Inspector Javert, the man who…

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Visualizing the World of Pokemon: A Tableau Project

December 16, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The Idea Growing up in the late 90s, we, Sanchit and Naman, were exposed to the wonderful world of Pokemon, when it first came out in black and white on the Nintendo Gameboy. The graphics were terrible we both admit, but the concept was so alluring that it started a whole revolution. Soon, there…

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Latin American Players in Baseball

December 15, 2018 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION For over a century, Baseball has been one of the major sports in America.  In the past 70 years though, we have seen that sport evolve with stricter rules and team with players from all over the world.  These player have been some of the most leading names in baseball such as Roberto Clemente…

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Fluctuation of Funding for State Arts Agencies Over Time

December 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Americans value the arts now as much as ever, citing that arts empower our communities and enrich our lives. Public arts and arts in public places are accessible to most, and a social equalizer, proving to be the most popular sources and locations of American arts engagement (fig. 1).1   Figure 1. Americans for the…

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NYC Wi-Fi Hotspots Interactive Visualization

December 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Click to see the finalized NYC Wi-Fi hotspots interactive visualization in Tableau Public. INTRODUCTION The project is to visualize the WiFi hotspots in New York City, which is the extension from my fourth lab project. Public WiFi hotspots are physical locations where people can obtain Internet access. They usually created by a business for public…

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Fast-Food vs. Vegetarian + Vegan Food Options In the US

December 14, 2018 / 0 comments

by JiSun Hong & Christine (Ye Eun) Sun Introduction Our objective was to show the number and location of fast food restaurants in contrast to fully vegan or vegetarian restaurants in hopes to learn about the relationship between the regions that have more vegan or vegetarian restaurants available. We wanted to visualize it to see…

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Marvel Universe Visualization

December 14, 2018 / 0 comments

UNKNOWN LOCATION, DC – FEBRUARY 17: Marvel Comics Publisher, Stan Lee, poses with a book of “Spider Man” comics which he created along with comics on the “Hulk” and others. Photo from Washington Post Archive scanned on 2/17/2009. (Photo by Gerald Martineau/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Written by Wen Chen, Pei Liang and Xingya…

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NYC Shooting Incident Data 2013-2017

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Introduction For this final project I wanted to continue using New York City crime data to further expand upon projects I had done earlier in the semester. My first lab report that dealt with crime data looked specifically at data about felonies committed in New York City parks across all five boroughs from 2016-2017. This…

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Interview with Senior Manager of Digital Media, Morgan Library & Museum

December 6, 2018 / 0 comments

What began as the private collection of John Pierpont Morgan has now grown into a museum and research library located in the center of Manhattan. From 1890, Morgan started collecting illuminated, literary and historical manuscripts, early printed books and old master drawings and prints. While the collection is still primarily focused on works on paper,…

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Personal Citibike Usage

December 4, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Citibike is the shared bike service that covers most of Manhattan and northern Brooklyn in New York City.  For me, it is used primarily for local short transit, as I use my own bike for longer rides.  This visualization captures starting and ending points over a three month period of my personal Citibike usage. …

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The Missing Component from Museum Digital Strategy

December 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Why museum digital strategy should include job sourcing… Interactive kiosk at New York Historical Society Over the past few years, museums have been discussing how to best incorporate digital tools and adapt to the rapidly changing, technology-centered world. There have been significant examples of both specific digital strategy documents and generic strategy with digital incorporated…

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Mapping NYC Libraries Impacted by Rising Sea Levels

December 1, 2018 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Although New York City is home to hundreds of cultural institutions, this study will focus specifically on NYC’s public library systems (New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library), which include over 200 locations. Conservation of the (nearly) 53 million items housed in the NYPL system alone is under continuous discussion, especially…

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Old Masters Online — Web Development at The Frick

December 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Old Masters Online — Web Development at The Frick Interview with Valery Chen, Front-End Web Developer at The Frick Collection Introduction Housed in the historic Fifth Avenue residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick, The Frick Collection showcases work by European artists, especially Old Master paintings. The associated Frick Art Reference Library serves as one of the premier institutions…

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Distribution of Cultural Related Institutions in New York City

November 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction In the earlier assignment, I used Tableau Public tool to visualized the museums and related Organizations in the United States. As the student of Museums and Digital Culture program, at the same time, as I mentioned earlier, in the consideration of that museum undertaking the huge responsibility in our society, I would love to expend…

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San Francisco’s Restaurant Inspection

November 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction San Francisco is famous for its restaurants and food trends. Along with its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, scenic streets, and booming culture, one of it’s main attraction is food. Often times, important housekeeping things may be overlooked in the food industry in the fast paced modern culture. To keep the food quality healthy and…

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Schools Under Construction in NYC

November 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction We use maps to display information in a way that is meaningful and geographically related. Usually, maps need to be precise, since people use maps to search and locate destinations. This project is about mapping active school projects under construction using Carto. Inspiration When we think of engineering projects, we know that there is…

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Visualizing Earthquakes Near The Indian Subcontinent From 2000 to 2018 Using Carto

November 29, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Seventeen Years after the killer 2001 quake measuring 7.7 on Richter scale shook the northwestern state of India, a resilient Gujarat rose against all odds to limp back to life. This earthquake was the most powerful to strike India since 15 August 1950. It was also the most destructive in terms of lives lost…

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