How Use of SNAP Benefits at Farmers Markets Benefits Your Health

May 6, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction I chose to create three visualizations with a single data set, the Farmers Market Directory produced by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). I focused on the data regarding the markets, the acceptance of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the products sold. The products that I decided to direct my attention to were…

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Some Orlando Crime Data 2015-2016

May 5, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction  As per usual I had an idea for my final that was too big for me tackle with my current level of expertise, time limit, and nature of the time period. I initially wanted to relook at my Miami-Dade 311 data and look directly at issues that would pertain to hurricanes. A map of…

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Redesigning the CUNY Graduate Center Library’s Website: A Design Story

May 5, 2018 / 0 comments

Scope The CUNY Graduate Center (GC) Library is in the process of revamping their digital presence. In order to do this in a way that centers the user’s experience, a careful examination of user behaviors, desires, knowledge, and expectations is required. My design team, Team Buttons, set out to research the library’s target users in…

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Opioid Overdoses: An Epidemic Grows Up and Out of Control

May 4, 2018 / 0 comments

Opioid overdoses have steadily risen in the United States over the past 20 years. Different states are achieving different success rates in managing the epidemic. The relationship between professionally dispensed prescriptions and overdose deaths has been scrutinized, yet even as these prescriptions are curtailed, the death toll increases. While the correlation between the two metrics…

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Peshawar Visualizin’ (An extension of the “Peshawar Scrapin’” CIA documents project)

May 4, 2018 / 0 comments

  Introduction to the war The Soviet-Afghan War of 1979-1989 is a topic that is given short shrift in the history curricula of US grade schools, and therefore in the public consciousness at large. In a way, that’s not surprising–much as our historical education is constructed as a succession of wars, this one did not…

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Understand Citi Bike’s Usage Pattern With A Popular Month Of Data From 2017

May 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction For this final project, I wanted to expand the topic scope on my Carto Lab that focused on mapping bicycle rack distribution in all five boroughs of New York City. The Carto lab was targeted to bike commuters who own a bike. For this final project, I wanted to inform bike commuters who use…

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BICW-NY YouTube channel analysis and suggestions

May 3, 2018 / 0 comments

    Introduction to the visualization Data visualization is the study of visual representations of data. Usually, from the results, people can dig out some novice information, summarize some engaging points and help their product to be polished based on these findings.   mission and goals This report focusing on analyzing the data from BICW-NY…

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Case Study: Friends of Material for the Arts

May 3, 2018 / 0 comments

ABOUT THE PROJECT Material for the Arts had discovered a declining usage of their website. They did not have a mobile optimized website and we were asked to propose a mobile-centered re-design. In this project, we designed a digital interfaces from a user-centered perspective based on user research, interviews and evaluation. MY ROLE I had…

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Visualizing the World Tourism Data

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction This project is to visualize the world tourism dataset from World Tourism Organization, including arrivals of non-resident tourists/visitors, departures and tourism expenditure in the country and in other countries. I intended to use maps and charts to provide visual comparison between countries. With the consideration of the project goals and application features, Tableau Public…

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Once Upon a Graph; Mapping the Once Upon a Time Family Tree

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction The inspiration for creating this social network came with the final season of the show Once Upon a Time, an ABC drama featuring fairytale characters who are magically cursed into modern day America. Stitching several classic fairytales together, the show is well known for its characters’ complicated family tree. Spanning over several locations, both…

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Hawaii 2017 Visitor Map

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Hawaii is a tourist-based economy, relying heavily on visitor expenditure and investments. The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism began collecting visitor statistics through the Hawaiian Tourism Authority since 1990s. The data collected has expanded throughout the years. From what started as an overall visitor count has now stretched to varied areas such…

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Implementing Community Programs to Prevent Deaths by Drug Overdose in West Virginia

May 1, 2018 / 0 comments

The opioid epidemic is a devastating crisis that is ravaging rural areas of the United States. The state of West Virginia has been especially affected, having the highest rate of deaths caused by drug overdose in the United States in 2016 (CDC, 2018). Despite seeming insurmountable, some individuals and programs are working toward methods of…

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Visualization of US Domestic Flights

April 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction This project was the extension report of the Gephi Lab which I had done previously for the US domestic flight. In this project, I had included the historical records of US domestic flights of 2009 to create the further visualizations. This project would be focusing on the traffic volume as well as the connections…

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Coming Soon – #infoshow18

April 27, 2018 / 0 comments

#infoshow18, the annual showcase of Pratt Institute School of Information student work, is May 11 at 5:30-7:30p, followed by the graduation reception. To attend, RSVP to si@pratt.edu. More information on #infoshow18 and Pratt Shows at www.prattshows.org. Author information Student Work | The post Coming Soon – #infoshow18 appeared first on #infoshow.

NYC wifi hotspot locations visualization and analyzation

April 24, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Using the data from the NYC Wi-Fi Hotspot Locations from NYC Open Data website. I was able to visualize a part of the data and focus on mapping specific types of wifi hotspot locations. The relationship between the wifi hotspot and metro line/entrance also been discovered. This is not only a map but a…

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Marvel Social Network in GEPHI

April 21, 2018 / 0 comments

Figure 1. Final – Marvel Social Network introduction For the GEPHI lab I decided to work with a large dataset, the Marvel Social Network available from the GEPHI wiki (https://github.com/gephi/gephi/wiki/Datasets). I am fan of Marvel and thought working with this dataset would be interesting as I am familiar with the groups represented by this social…

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Visualizing the Content of Science Fiction with Gephi

April 21, 2018 / 0 comments

According to Goodreads, “Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and capitalization) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves speculations based on current or future science or technology.” It is a very popular genre of fiction which often includes some imaginative concepts and explores the potential consequences of scientific and other…

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Musical Network Visualization

April 20, 2018 / 0 comments

I went a little nuts for this week’s lab, attempting to recreate digitally a network graph I drew by hand almost ten years ago. At that time I was a college student (or college radio DJ moonlighting as a student), besotted with my own ever-shifting cross section of rock and roll hagiography. Here is that…

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Exploring Network Data With Gephi

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

When I was looking for the appropriate dataset for this project, I explored different network datasets repositories. By studying the available network dataset on the Internet, I realized that the structure of a network dataset is more defined than those that are used to create other types of visualization. This project allows me to understand…

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Use Gephi to present the metal world trade in 1994

April 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Gephi, one of the useful software to analyze and visualize the amount of big data sets as networks, is a helpful tool to review multiple connections among several elements. Also, Gephi uses a 3D render engine to display graphs in real-time and speed up the exploration (Gephi website). For example, when analyzing a network, all…

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