Visualizing the 2018 April Approved-build projects

July 9, 2018 / 0 comments

“The higher the quality of the data, the greater the potential for revelation.” — Stephen Few Introduction (Figure 1.1) Throughout the last week, I explored two software. One is OpenRefine, another is Tableau Public. According to Stephen Few, the Figure 1.1, I think OpenRefine will do the job of making the “Exploration Sense-Making – Communication”,…

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Quest for the Strongest Pokemon!

July 9, 2018 / 0 comments

Pokemon is a Japanese media franchise that features monster-characters known as “Pokemon” (pocket monsters) who battle each other for sport. The franchise includes cartoons, movies, card games, and an array of video games for multiple platforms, most famously Nintendo’s Gameboy. In these Gameboy games, players take on the role of “Pokemon Trainer” and adventure through…

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Brazilian Political History.

July 5, 2018 / 0 comments

By thinking about data in a timeline format, the first insight that stuck with me was history itself. We spent a lot of years studying history and the events that changed our society throughout the years, and by analyzing it from a linear perspective, we can have a better understanding of events and movements that…

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Mapping: Visualizing the World Around Us

July 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Viewing a map can feel like an invitation to share a path and an experience. As information visuals, they are rich in storytelling. Maps can be inspiring, insightful or manipulative. They can capture not only practical knowledge but can provide historical, social, economic or political information. All maps are an effort to visualize the world…

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The California Gold Rush: 1848 – 1855

July 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction: Choosing A Topic Learning about formatting a timeline, I selected a topic quickly the first class to start exploring the features and by the second cIass realized I’d like select a topic a little more relevant to myself and/or places I’ve lived. I lived in Oakland for many years and decided to make a…

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Maps of Florida

July 3, 2018 / 0 comments

One of the earliest maps of Florida. Florida has a signature silhouette that most Americans can identify in a single glance, but it turns out that this hasn’t always been the case. Mapping a large peninsula like Florida required a massive human effort, both technologically and politically, and it’s only recently that we’ve come to…

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Information Visualization & History of Open Data

July 3, 2018 / 0 comments

Written by Jamie Raymond Information Visualization Summer Course at Pratt Institute In an era when data drives key decisions, there is importance to present the data and for the visual to tell the audience a story and visual representations can enhance learning and understanding. The Interactive Design Foundation describes Information Visualization as “the process of…

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Look at the Time

July 3, 2018 / 0 comments

View the timeline: Look at the Time: Different methods of marking time through data visualizations I started with a goofy idea, a timeline of timelines, in the vein of Marshall Eriksen: Marshall’s visualizations are pretty specious, but I think I was able to successfully compile a handful of information visualization milestones that illustrate ways we…

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The Evolution of the Coca-Cola Bottles

July 2, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Serval days ago, I bought an unopened, vintage Coca-Cola, the owner of that vintage store, could not tell me when was that Coca-Cola being produced. I always thinking about to figure that out myself, and when I saw the TimeLine JS project, I thought about this right away. During the research of this project,…

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History of Madrid timeline (600-present)

July 2, 2018 / 0 comments

Lab Report 1: History of Madrid The topic of this information visualization JS timeline lab is an abbreviated history of the city of Madrid, Spain. I wanted to know how I would highlight the history of such an old city in under 20 pages on the JS timeline. It was a personal synthesis of my…

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A Timeline of New York City’s Contemporary History from 2007 to 2017

July 2, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction to Timelines Creating a timeline involves listing a series of events from beginning to end. Given the desire to learn more about my new home, I became interested in representing significant events in the recent, contemporary history of NYC. As a new resident to New York City, it’s important for me to find and establish…

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Chronophotography and the Power of Movement

July 1, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction My Knight Lab Timeline was inspired by Eadweard Muybridge’s ‘small multiples’ and Étienne-Jules Marey’s Paris-Lyon train schedule and Chronophotographic Gun. These related visualization milestones appear on “An Interactive Timeline of the Most Iconic Infographics” (www.infowetrust.com/scroll/). Muybridge (1830-1904) and Marey (1830-1904) were contemporaries and contributed substantially to the field of photography through their technological inventions….

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What drives users to delve deeper into The Met’s vast online collection?

June 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Reported by students at the Pratt School of Information. Chinos Maduagwu, Jamie Raymond, Jill Hackett, Xiaxin Chen. This project was done as part of the course: Usability: Theory and Practice. Located in Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City houses art from around the world spanning over 5,000 years. The museum…

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The Frick Collection: Usability Research on In-Gallery Devices

June 12, 2018 / 0 comments

Courtyard at The Frick Collection The Frick collection is a staple of New York’s MuseumMile, the museum was founded in 1919 and holds a rich collection of old master paintings, and European and American decorative arts. Unlike some of the white-cube museums around the City, the Frick Collection looks like a home. The museum walls…

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Not being photogenic in the age of Instagram: Natural History Museums

June 2, 2018 / 0 comments

Natural history museums are some of the most easily accessible museums to people of all walks of life and of all ages. How many of us went to a natural history museum in 2nd grade as a field trip? It’s easy to see how these natural history museums relate to so many of the lessons…

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Visitor Journey Mapping In Museums

May 15, 2018 / 0 comments

Co-written by Megan Paqua and Sydney Stewart The museum visitor experience is often difficult to visualize for every visitor from beginning to end. That is where visitor journey mapping comes in. A user journey map is the creation of a visualization of the steps a visitor might go through in engaging with the museum during the…

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Mobile Operating System Transformation in a Digital Decade

May 13, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Smartphone and app seems to dominate people’s daily lives. Since I have some design experiences about electronic devices, I am very curious about the digital world of smartphone development in the recent decade. At the same time, social media, which change the way individuals and large organizations’ communicate, also made huge impact recent years….

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Populated Places in the World with Carto

May 11, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction Populated place, known for the places of human settlement, is a geographical area constituting a city or town. In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live. A settlement can range in size from a small number of dwellings grouped together to the largest of…

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Improve Passenger Experiences of Airlines Facing Future

May 11, 2018 / 0 comments

Introduction and Goals As a continuation of my previous topic visualization of global flight networks, I decided focus on improving the customer (user) experiences of airline companies in my final project, which is also the project goal. As I mentioned before, If you used to have the experience flight 19 hours of a long distant…

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Digitizing Cultural Heritage: Beyond Risk Management

May 11, 2018 / 0 comments

In this paper, I discuss the history of copyright’s development, highlighting the steady increase in control of copyright holders as well as explaining the limited protections extended to libraries and archives. I use several case studies to illustrate the role of risk management and its uneven success in the digitization of library and archival resources….

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