Exploring Chinese Traditional Medicine

February 2, 2019 / 0 comments

For this final project, the goal is to use python to perform web scraping and collect data that would generate meaningful visualizations. I chose to explore the topic of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CTM). I wanted to learn what is the most commonly used herb in all formulas that I could find online. I decided to…

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Some New Classics

February 2, 2019 / 0 comments

Countless lists of “100 Classics to Read” (or similar) exist for those works which have been defined as “capital L” Literature, works that stand the test of time. When one thinks about reading “the classics” as it pertains to literature, certain books and authors come to mind, many of which are books from white and/or…

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Where are the MTA Art Works?

February 2, 2019 / 0 comments

Brief This project is a simple Python web scraping and data mapping practice. It is an assignment of my Python class at Pratt Institute: Programing for Culture Heritage, instructed by Matthew Miller. This project was my first attempt to scrape the web for a raw data and to visualize it. In this project, I scraped…

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Sentiment Analysis of “#gene_editing” tweets

February 2, 2019 / 0 comments

The final project of Programming for Culture Heritage is an integrity project with API request, data scraping and cleaning, semantical analyze, save data into csv file, and data visualization by python and tableau. RRecently, A Chinese researcher used CRISPR – Cas9 technology that created the first gene-edited twin babies. CRISPR is easier to use and…

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NYC Park Monuments

February 1, 2019 / 0 comments

These scripts are designed to pull information from a publically available csv about New York park monuments and combine that information with data harvested from wikidata into a single file. The goal is to produce a file containing all this information that can be easily analyzed and used to expose interesting correlations between information about…

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Organizing Image Collections

February 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Blend Images is a commercial stock photography collection of approximately 100,000 images produced by over 200 photographers. This project explores how Python may be used as a tool to create separate sub-collections by searching string attributes, generating separate metadata for those collections, and moving or copying jpeg files from the original directory to new folders….

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IMDB visualization

February 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Python code using IMDB library to get the movies data from IMDB website, from 1980s to present. And try to use those data to create the timeline data visualization with the tableau. Sorry, your browser doesn’t support embedded videos..

Anxiety of Influence

February 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Reception of the Fantastic in 19th-Century Spain My objective with this project was to address the contentious issue of whether or not Spanish authors in the 19th century, had access to translations of non-Spanish language Fantastic texts. Specifically, I built a data set and used it to analyze frequency, location, and quantity of publications. The…

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Analyzing Changes in Citi Bike Trips after the Introduction of E-Bikes

February 1, 2019 / 0 comments

For my project, conducted data analysis on how Citi Bike trips have changed after Citi Bike introduced about 200 e-bikes on August 20th, 2018. To do so, first I grouped the docks into the neighborhoods in which the docks are located for the period before the introduction of e-bikes and the period after their introduction….

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Digital Engagement at the Brooklyn Museum

January 26, 2019 / 0 comments

Interview with Sara Devine, Director of Visitor Experience & Engagement at the Brooklyn Museum and adjunct professor for the Pratt Museums & Digital Culture M.S. program. The Brooklyn Museum The Brooklyn Museum is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States, with a collection of over 1.5 million objects representing a wide spectrum…

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The Joy of Navigation: A Design Story

December 18, 2018 / 0 comments

About the project UX-Women was tasked with optimizing the mobile experience for www.nypl.org to accommodate the growing desire for a robust mobile access. Based on our stakeholder interview, we interpreted mobile optimization to include a more seamless experience from desktop to mobile, and from physical libraries to the web. Over the course of 12 weeks,…

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Timekeeping Over Time: Temporal Visualizations Across History

December 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Our Relationship with Time Time is a universal dimension of  human experience, but the ways in which time has been measured, expressed, and adapted throughout history vary. The practice of timekeeping is ultimately a pragmatic one. Time must be kept to make future plans, to record past events, and to make decisions relative to time…

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Attempting to Visualize Local Arts Agency Constituent Network(s)

December 18, 2018 / 0 comments

Network mapping is a useful tool for exploring complex and interconnected systems. Systems that develop organically (whether biological, social, etc.) don’t behave the way that we expect them to because we didn’t compulsively design and order them. Figure 1. Imaging of mouse brains (naturally occurring, neural networks) using fluorescent solution.1 If we had, they would…

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Mapping Popular Topics of Climate Change

December 17, 2018 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION For my final project in Information Visualizations, I chose to explore the topic of climate change in order to better understand the many subtopics within it. A couple months ago I came across an article that addressed the issue of food waste and how it is a factor in climate change. I had also…

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Protected: Pratt Institute Libraries Website Redesign

December 16, 2018 / 0 comments

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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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