Milestones in the History of the Map of America

July 3, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction This report will summarize the experience of visualizing a timeline using the tool Knightlab Timeline. During one of the lectures, I was intrigued by Martin Waldseemüller’s world map in 1507, which inspired me to start looking into more maps from earlier ages. Instead of the world map in general, I decided to narrow down……

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Milestones in the history of weather maps

July 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Weather maps are embedded in our everyday lives. People often see a weather map, either consciously checking or as a segment of a larger piece of media, multiple times a day but give little thought to how or why the map looks and functions the way it does. This timeline is an introduction to……

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE OLYMPIC PICTOGRAMS

July 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Communicating messages through visualization has been an effective technique used since the beginning of history. Pictogram, conveying the meanings by its representational and pictorial drawing, appeared since cave painting, Egyptian hieroglyphs and Greek geometry. Nowadays, the pictogram is a communication tool to draw attention and help people……

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A Brief History of Chinese Cartography

July 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Maps might be the most widely used data visualization in modern society. With the rise of the smartphone and online interactive map services such as google maps, it can be easily accessed by anyone. But how was it looked like two thousand years ago, long before those technologies were born? The three earlier world……

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The timeline of Data visualization in 1800-1850

July 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Before having this class, I am curious about the history of graphic in data visualization, like who is the first people use graphic design as a powerful tool in a functional data map? Why he or she had this idea? What’s the value in it and how it influences the data visualizations? I learned……

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Evolution Of Wearable Technology

July 1, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Human Computation Interaction is a young and emerging field in technology. During the emergence of the Human Computer Interaction it has been heavily influenced by science driven fields like computer engineering, psychological science and scientific discipline. Over the past few years it’s been remodeled from not simply science-influenced field however aesthetics influenced field still.  ……

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A brief history of data presentation

June 29, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction As a combination of graphic design and data analysis, information Visualization is at an exciting intersection where logic analysis and visual expression mingle. The format, as a carrier of information and the premiere language been spoken, serves the most significant functions in this process. Therefore, to talk more about the information, it is necessary……

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A (brief) History of GIS – Timeline

June 28, 2019 / 0 comments

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are powerful tools for spatial analysis that have transformed the way city and regional planners, environmental managers, politicians, students, and citizens interact with the natural environment. Initially created to provide Canadian officials information about the distribution of their natural resources, GIS has evolved to offer immense possibilities for efficient organization of……

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Usability Testing of Medieval Londoners Website

June 25, 2019 / 0 comments

Medieval Londoners website is dedicated to medieval London and its inhabitants. Website content includes various resources to study the history of medieval London and Londoners such as chronicles, archives, maps, coins, heraldry, wills, religion, finance and taxes, law and more. All the materials are collected from the British History Online website. The main function of…

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Pratt Institute Library Website Discovery Service Dashboard Analysis

June 25, 2019 / 0 comments

“The Pratt Institute Libraries mission is to provide outstanding service and access to a resource-rich environment that facilitates critical thinking and creative teaching and learning in the Pratt community.” Therefore an important goal is to provide resources and services in the most effective way possible to their patrons by leveraging their web presence to streamline…

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Usability Study of the Medieval Londoners Database

June 25, 2019 / 0 comments

Author information Aimen Awan I am a graduate student of Information Experience Design at Pratt Institute. | The post Usability Study of the Medieval Londoners Database appeared first on #infoshow.

Anxiety & Young Instagram Users

June 25, 2019 / 0 comments

When Facebook bought Instagram, it had only 30 million users. Now Instagram has 1billion monthly active users. The United States has 121m users on Instagram. Over 40 billion photos have been shared on the platform. Instagram usage is doubled between June 2016 and 2018. The biggest demographic group are males between 18-24 and 60.4% of…

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Digital Journal for Underserved User Group in Mental Health

June 25, 2019 / 0 comments

A digital journal app designed for black males in the low- income neighborhood as a solution to help with their mental wellbeing. This project aims to bring awareness to design for underserved user groups, and more than often, designing for an underserved groups solves a problem a broader user group experiences. Author information kcha336 I…

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SEO Audit — 5 national museums in Central Europe: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary

June 23, 2019 / 0 comments

SEO Audit — 5 national museums in Central Europe: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary In March 2019, I performed SEO audit of the websites of 5 national museums based in Central Europe: Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. In my analysis, I looked into 5 categories: Search, HTML, Architecture, Content and Social Media. In this blog post,…

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Digital Strategy at The Cooper Hewitt

June 19, 2019 / 0 comments

Cooper Hewitt Logo Since its establishment, the Cooper Hewitt has been committed to educate, inspires and empowers people through design by bringing innovation and successful museum digital strategies. To understand more how the museum approaches its digital strategies, I had the opportunity and pleasure to interview Carolyn Royston, Chief Experience Officer at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum….

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Interview with Old Stone House Executive Director Kimberly Maier

June 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Executive Director Kimberly Maier, Photo from Kimberly Maier When thinking of the Old Stone House, digital is likely not the first thing that comes to mind. Important in many eras of Brooklyn and American history, the building was a focal point in the Battle of Brooklyn, it was the original clubhouse of the Brooklyn Dodgers and…

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“Muse your museum life” — How I Met JiaJia Fei

June 4, 2019 / 0 comments

“My Muse of Museum Life” — How I Met JiaJia Fei https://medium.com/media/543c2d8e25ef1a1b19eff7d8b023ed09/href The following is an interview with JiaJia Fei, Director of Digital at the Jewish Museum, New York City. I met JiaJia on March 14th. But before that, I met her through social media. Every photo she posted was a reflection of her perspective on art, space, and…

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#infoshow19 Program Booklet

May 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Please find the #infoshow19 program booklet, available as a PDF and in print at the show. Author information Student Work | The post #infoshow19 Program Booklet appeared first on #infoshow.

Information visualization for international students in NYC

May 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In New York, there are more and more international students from all over the world. They come here to gain a higher education. To study and live in such a big city, international students must face more challenges and difficulties than a native student. As an international student in New York, I remembered when……

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“Seeing Through Photographs” – Evaluation of MoMA’s online course

May 13, 2019 / 0 comments

The Museum of Modern Art provides a variety of educational classes to the public available through Coursera, an online provider. Out of the classes offered, we have investigated the digital analytics of “Seeing Through Photographs” course to understand the degrees of participant satisfaction and its influence on learners enrollment, drop-off and course completion. Eventually, we…

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