A Brief History of Film Media

September 9, 2020 / 0 comments

Background Over the past 200 years, film, as an art form has drawn on several earlier traditions in the fields such as (oral) storytelling, literature, theatre, and visual arts, has been changed from the media triggering people’s curiosity into one of the important media for culture communication and entertainment. Although the start of the history……

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THE growth of nintendo

September 9, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Nintendo is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company located in Kyoto, Japan. Supplying over a million different consoles, Nintendo’s mission is to place a smile on the faces to the people they touch through their electronics. Video Game users have an endless amount of console options they can choose from. Dating……

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The World According to Us: A Timeline

September 9, 2020 / 0 comments

Humans are innately curious about the world around them. The first of our kind only knew the universe extended as far as they could travel. Maps were borne out of a desire to make sense of and bring order to the world. Beginning with rudimentary drawings on cave walls, cartography has evolved to using satellites……

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THE HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN

September 9, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Graphic design serves as a visual representation of every digital and physical product through the combination of images, fonts, and colors. It holds an important position in modern advertising, branding, web and editorial design, packaging, and in many other areas. The idea to explore the history of graphic design as a part of this……

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UI Design trends through the Years

September 9, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction The aesthetics of our digital screens may seem to go through revolutionary design changes year after year. But many elements of the earliest graphic user interfaces survive to this day. Far from being unrecognizable, even the earliest and most rudimentary screen designs inform current visual design choices. From the first commercial desktop computer to……

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Brief History Of Weather Maps

September 8, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Weather forecast has never been the same as today. There was no such thing as a daily weather forecast at the beinging of 20th century. It took decades of data collection to publish a single weather map. However, as technology advanced, so did our methods of data collection and interpretation. Weather maps are synoptic……

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Jony Ive and Apple design

September 8, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Apple is a technology giant with global influence. Jony Ive worked at Apple for nearly 30 years and he is Apple’s Chief Design Officer (CDO). If Steve Jobs is the man who gave the soul of Apple, then Ive shaped Apple’s body. Just last year, as soon as the news of Ive’s departure came……

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DATa IN THE TIME OF DISEASE

September 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction I first became familiar with John Snow’s groundbreaking map used to successfully trace the origin of London’s 1854 cholera outbreak when reading Stephen Johnston’s, The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World. The map is the epitome of what good data and effective……

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Color that united the nation!

September 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Sports have always been fascinating to me – it doesn’t matter if it’s an outdoor or indoor sports. The game, rules, joy, victory, flags, colors, and chants of the sports unite people all over the globe. It interests me how nonliving things can play a critical role in living beings’ life, hence this topic……

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The History of Evaluation in HCI

September 7, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Evaluating interactive systems has always been central to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and has been a dominant topic in HCI for decades. Not surprisingly, evaluation is listed as a core activity in nearly every design model with many making it the center of the design process. Evaluation efforts have been shaped by a continuous adaptation……

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A History of Data Visuals Inspired by Nature

September 6, 2020 / 0 comments

This small timeline on the history of data visualization highlights important data visualizations that were named and inspired by natural elements. The post A History of Data Visuals Inspired by Nature appeared first on Information Visualization.

A Brief History of Modern Data Visualization Tools

September 6, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction In understanding the larger history of Data Visualization starting from tables dating back to 2C to the advent of Chord Diagrams in 2009, it is clear that human beings’ concern around best information recording practices has been and is an ongoing process. As understanding data is increasingly becoming important not just for businesses but……

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A BRIEF HISTORY of Network VISUalizations

September 4, 2020 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION On an average day in 2019, people around the world sent 500 million tweets, wrote 294 billion emails, and posted 545 million photos and videos on Facebook and Instagram. Combined with GPS data from phones and smart devices, this data gives us the opportunity to understand human interaction on an unprecedented scale. Many sociologists……

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Museum as a Space for Digital Learning

August 19, 2020 / 0 comments

March 4, 2020 Over time, museums have sought to expand and reinforce their educational function, in line with their role as social institutions. Education is one of the main roles of museums today, and they offer a wide range of educational programs for students beyond the classroom and lifelong learning opportunities for adults. Today’s major societal…

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Analysis of Brooklyn 311 Complaints During COVID-19

August 2, 2020 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION For this project, I was interested in further exploring what 311 complaints in Brooklyn looked like during COVID-19, as I had done in my previous Tableau and Carto labs. During the course of this summer 2020 semester, New York City has gone from Phase 1 through Phase 4 of reopening. This project analyzes 311……

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MARIJUANA REFORM & RACIAL/ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN ARRESTS: 2012-2019

August 1, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction For decades, the punitive policies of the War on Drugs have disproportionately impacted Black and Brown Americans. With mandatory minimum criminal drug sentencing contributing to mass incarceration and to the barring individuals with criminal records from accessing employment, housing, and student loans, the War on Drugs has altered the course of millions of Americans……

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Visualizing Responses to the Coronavirus

July 31, 2020 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION The coronavirus has elevated data visualization, bringing charts and maps to the forefront of our news feeds and public decisionmaking. As governments scramble to collect and publish data, visualizations of cases and deaths are everywhere and terms like “flattening the curve” have become part of our vocabulary. However, there has been relatively little visualization……

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Grocery Over the World in the Past 50 Years

July 31, 2020 / 0 comments

VIEW MY WORK INTRODUCTION Friday night 7:15 pm, you got just off work and decided to buy a salmon bento for dinner. You walked into a grocery shop few blocks away, picked up the last bento on the shelf with a bag of chips, and a soda. You went to the counter to pay your……

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New York Times Headline Co-occurences 2015-2020

July 31, 2020 / 0 comments

Lab report by Kyle Palermo for final InfoVis project. View a larger copy of the visualization here: https://mir-cdn.behance.net/v1/rendition/project_modules/2800_opt_1/456a1d101704133.5f24cb0705f97.jpg Background How do the subjects of headlines relate to the language used in those headlines, and what kind of story would this information tell us about the news cycle? This year the news feels especially understandably polarized……

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How much is an acquisition worth in Big Tech?

July 31, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft. These five technology (tech) companies are now considered more valuable than Disney, Coca-Cola, and McDonalds (Swant, M.). These tech giants show no signs of stopping as each company has also acquired numerous companies and startups along the way, which have assisted in their tremendous growth. Amazon, for example, has……

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