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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Libraries Across NYC

November 28, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction There are a lot of things New York City is known for, bagels, cheesecake, their libraries. With over 90 branches NYC has libraries for all different parts of New York. This study, however, plans to look at how these location are spread out across NYC and if the population of these areas affect the…

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Visualizing US Household Incomes using Carto

November 28, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The Idea I have always been really fond of maps in general and I never miss out on any opportunity to play around with them. The moment I was introduced to the tool Carto and I was shown its powerful abilities to help visualize geo-spacial data, I immediately felt the need to experiment with it and…

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Mapping Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Brooklyn

November 28, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction In late October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall in southern New Jersey. Sandy’s storm surge flooded parts of the city in all five boroughs in addition to every subway tunnel under the East River. The city is still feeling the effects of this surge today. As the climate changes, NYC is likely to…

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New York City Crime Mapping 2018

November 28, 2018 / 0 comments

  https://savi.carto.com/u/peko612/builder/1a23c8e7-98fc-412c-8523-cd1d3b2d8c65/embed Introduction For people who are living in New York, safety is something that we always care about. Our judgement of whether this district is safe or not often depends on the news or even stories we hear. So are those rumors truth or just bias? The best way to know it is to…

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Visualization of WWI Historic Aerial Bombing

November 28, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: This is a geographic about the bombing locations of the Allied Powers during WWI between 1915  to the end of 1918.   Inspiration/Dataset: Initially I thought it would be really fun to create a map about fictional worlds like Games of Thrones or Harry Potter, which couldn’t be done on Carto. Then it occurred…

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Mapping the World of Earthquakes using Carto

November 27, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Every year there are numerous amount of natural disasters that occur around the world: Earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, tornados, wild fires and more. I wanted to focus on one natural disaster so I decided on earthquakes. Earthquakes happen because tectonic plates under the earth’s crust shifts on top of each other. This causes stored energy…

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NYC WiFi Hotspots

November 26, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The dataset I found is about WiFi hotspots locations in NYC from NYC Open Data website. It intrigues my interest a lot because WiFi nowadays is the crucial infrastructure in daily life. I always try to find a free WiFi when I work outside with my computer. Therefore, it would be helpful if I…

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Digital Systems at the American Museum of Natural History

November 26, 2018 / 0 comments

For this interview, I interviewed Jen Cwiok, the Digital Systems Librarian at the American Museum of Natural History and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute, where she teaches Museum Information Management: Collection Cataloging & Digital Technology with Iris Lee. Q. What is your job title? Jen Cwiok: Digital Systems Librarian. Q. What does that entail? JC: I…

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NYC Shooting Incident Visualization

November 24, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction For this lab I wanted to revisit an earlier project I had done using 2016-17 park crime data in New York City. However, the dataset I intended to use was not geocoded and soon realized that it would be better to use a different dataset altogether. Keeping with the theme of NYC crime data,…

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Mapping Narcotics Possession, Solicitation, and Manufacture/Delivery in Chicago (2017-Current)

November 24, 2018 / 0 comments

INTERACTIVE LINK: https://savi.carto.com/u/seth-crider/builder/bbc9a9fc-ad6a-458b-bc4e-6abb85205219/embed Introduction: In this map based visualization I was able to secure the same dataset I explored in an earlier network visualization. This dataset  is a regularly updated record of crime occurrences in the City of Chicago from the Chicago Police Department’s CLEAR (Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting) program. The data is very…

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Review of Different Museum Digital Strategies

November 19, 2018 / 0 comments

The future of the museum may be rooted in the buildings they occupy but it will address audiences across the world — a place where people across the world will have a conversation. Those institutions which take up this notion fastest and furthest will be the ones which have the authority in the future — Sir Nicholas Serota I…

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Exploring the correlation between fracking and seismic activity

November 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction On September 3rd, 2016, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake rattled north-central Oklahoma, making it the largest quake to hit the state in its recorded history. Like most of the midwest and the south, the region is not particularly prone to seismic activity, but it had been experiencing a rise for the past several years. As the…

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Flood risk in NYC: the areas & subways most at risk, and the effectiveness of the FEMA models

November 17, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction In August of 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston, Texas area with immense impact, causing widespread devastation and unexpected flooding. Compound this with the fact that in 2015 and 2016, two other “500-year” storms hit the Houston area, and we’re faced with the fact that an area that FEMA has deemed to be unlikely…

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Visitor Motivation Survey and Audience Segmentation for the Whitney Museum of Art Website

November 13, 2018 / 0 comments

This post is a summary of the pilot research project at Pratt Institute undertaken by Sydney Stewart and Samantha Nullman. This research was conducted as part of the INFO 685 course: Digital Analytics: Web, Mobile and Social Media in collaboration with the Digital Media department at the Whitney Museum. Introduction In recent years, the Whitney Museum…

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Is a Digital Strategy necessary in Small museums?

November 11, 2018 / 0 comments

Is a Digital Strategy necessary in small museums? What works in a medium to large size museums will not always work for a small museums. It is something that museum professionals should be able to agree on, even though they might disagree on what those things are and why those things will not work for smaller…

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Character Networks Visualization for Les Misérables

November 9, 2018 / 0 comments

  Image credit for Deadline Introduction Les Misérables is the first novel in English version I read which assigned by my high school English teacher. It is a monumental French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, and is considered as one of the greatest novels in the 19th century. Les Miserable follows the…

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