Changes in the Video Game Industry

March 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The video game industry is a huge growing sector of the economy and brings enjoyments to many people. For this project I wanted to take a closer look at how video games and am asking the following question: How can I find out how the industry has changed over years and what is being……

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Lab Report 2 – Female Secondary Education in The World

March 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Background Education is a very common topic in the world. I choose to visualize this topic from a specific perspective, which focuses on the female secondary education ratio in the world. Before I find data, my initial idea is to visualize the comparison ratio between female and males and find some insights into sexism from……

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TRACING THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT

March 5, 2019 / 0 comments

BACKGROUND: Our most recent elections have deemed 2019 “the year of the woman.” A record breaking 36 new women won seats to the House last November, joining the ring of 66 female representatives re-elected. Most of these women are now replacing men who had occupied the seats before them. What’s more, researchers predict there will……

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Timeline of Astronomy

March 5, 2019 / 0 comments

Intro The timeline is a very common information visualization method, especially when we want to present the history of something or the process of some developments. In the last class, we have an in-class lab to create a timeline website by using a very efficient tool TimelineJS. My topic for this timeline lab is the……

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Timeline:History of data storage

March 5, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction After walking through the brief history of information visualization with our professor, all students in class requires to hand on the very first info viz creation by using Timeline Js- a tool to create a beautiful timeline with ease. What interests me a lot is that there is no comprehensive introduction of “timeline” in……

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The History of heat maps

March 5, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For my timeline, I chose to create a history of the heat map. From some of the readings we have done for class I realized there are several different ways to visualize information and decided to focus on exploring one type. While this timeline is a brief overview, a viewer can use the five……

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LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN NYC

March 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction to Data Set Each year, hundreds of thousands of people die in New York City due to multiple causes. I was interested in taking a closer look at these causes by using NYC OpenData’s New York City Leading Causes of Death data set. This data set uses death certificates in NYC since 2007 and……

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NoW & THEN: THE TIMEline of Social Media

February 20, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Is it hard to connect with your friends in different countries? The answer might be No. In recent decades, social media has taken an essential part of our life. We share our ideas or opinions through social media such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to communicate with our online community easily. For this Lab……

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Timeline:History of data storage

February 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction After walking through the brief history of information visualization with our professor, all students in class requires to hand on the very first info viz creation by using Timeline Js- a tool to create a beautiful timeline with ease. What interests me a lot is that there is no comprehensive introduction of “timeline” in……

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An Incomplete History of Color Theory

February 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Color tells a story. Depending on our background and experiences, colors indicate meaning without words. It can demand attention and set a certain mood. Color has not always been well understood, however, and still continues to be an object of serious thinking.  As students of data visualization, color is one of the tools that we……

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The Greatest Grid: History of The Master Plan of Manhattan

February 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Every city has its unique history of city planning which leads to different street systems. Manhattan is laid out on a uniform grid of streets and avenues, making it easy to navigate. The street grid is a defining element of Manhattan. But it was not always like that. Before the grid, New York City……

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The History of heat maps

February 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction For my timeline, I chose to create a history of the heat map. From some of the readings we have done for class I realized there are several different ways to visualize information and decided to focus on exploring one type. While this timeline is a brief overview, a viewer can use the five……

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THE INVENTION OF TODAY’S CARTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES

February 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Compare with other forms of information visualization, cartography has a considerably longer history. Its history can trace back to the paleolithic era. However, the map we use today is almost nothing like the one our ancestors have used. There are dozens of varieties of maps have been developed as well. These different types of……

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NoW & THEN: THE TIMEline of Social Media

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Is it hard to connect with your friends in different countries? The answer might be No. In recent decades, social media has taken an essential part of our life. We share our ideas or opinions through social media such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter to communicate with our online community easily. For this Lab……

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TIMELINE OF Scottish Inventors at the Forefront of Information Visualization

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Our first lab was to use an open source online tool called TimelineJS, which was developed by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab, to create a timeline around data relevant to the field of Info Vis.  TimelineJS is an adaptable template that allows you to populate a timeline with information formatted in a Google spreadsheet and then……

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A Brief History of Maps

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

History of Cartography Introduction This is the summary of a simple information visualization exercise conducted in class on the Knightlab Timeline, a tool that can help to visualize information in a interactive timeline format. The topic I wanted to focus on was specifically on the history of cartography, since I felt inspired by the information……

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Timeline of Astronomy

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Intro The timeline is a very common information visualization method, especially when we want to present the history of something or the process of some developments. In the last class, we have an in-class lab to create a timeline website by using a very efficient tool TimelineJS. My topic for this timeline lab is the……

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Charting the Rise of Data Visualization Popularity in Newspapers

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The topic chosen for the timeline is: “Charting the Rise of Data Visualization Popularity in Newspapers.” As the focus of our last class was on the history of data visualization, its development, and rise in popularity, I wanted to understand a subset of this chronology better, focusing on newspapers both in print and digital.……

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Milestones of Weather Maps

February 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction This is a simple visualization exercise on Verite Timeline, which is an online data visualization tool that can be easily used to create a web-based interactive timeline. The purpose of this exercise is to learn how to use Verite Timeline with a theme from the history of statistical graph or data visualization as the……

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A timeline of the New York City Subway Map

February 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction When I traveled around New York City last year, I had to admit that the New York City subway has a brilliant system, which works 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Also, whenever I try to transfer from one route to another, the subway map is the best way to figure my way……

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