An alarming increase in the number of Threatened species on earth

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

View Dashboard Introduction Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) that are vulnerable to endangerment soon. More frequent and intense drought, storms, heatwaves, rising sea levels, melting glaciers and warming oceans can directly harm all the species and their habitat. [source] By using datasets provided by the UN, I hope to highlight the issue of an alarming……

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Shooting incident that occurred in NYC (Year 2006 to 2018)

October 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction As a resident who’s relatively new to New York, I have recently had gained significantly awareness into public safety issue. In this case, the shooting incident. Because additional information related to shooting incident can be included as suspect and victim. By dive further into the available data to understand the scale of the issue,……

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Popular Male Baby names across Ethnicities in NYC for 2016

October 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction and Inspiration:  To find a dataset large enough to work for this lab, I searched the NYC OpenData website. At first, I was amazed at the amount of public data that is available and it took me quite some time to find even just a department that I’d be interested. Eventually, I decided on……

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GLobal Economic events, q1/q2 2019

October 8, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Statistics, more often than not, play a major role in generating useful insights from data. Regardless of the level of complexity, this mathematical discipline will come in handy. In the case of working with temporal data, i.e. data which is collected over certain periods of time, we can combine statistics with various temporal visualizations……

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Zomato Dataset Visualization – India

October 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Zomato, founded in 2008, is an Indian company that provides information, menus, and user-reviews of a wide range of restaurants, and also has food delivery options from partner restaurants in select cities.  DATASET AND TOOLS https://www.kaggle.com/shrutimehta/zomato-restaurants-data/download The dataset used for this project was found on an online public data platform called Kaggle. It was relatively……

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English Language Comic Publication Information

October 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Comic books are a product that is consumed internationally. Audiences of all ages enjoy the visual and storytelling aspects of this medium. English language comics are among the most popular in the world, with certain countries and titles exceeding in publication more than others. The charts and graphs illustrate information about the publication of……

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Sidework café in New York

October 6, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction: There are numerous sidewalk cafés around the New York City, the goal of this project is to visualize the density and the scale of sidewalk café by areas. Materials: The dataset in this project is come from NYC Open Data and published by Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA). The dataset features detailed information about……

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Timelinejs: (some) women in information visualization

September 26, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  In materials that cover the history of information visualizations, most of the individuals lauded for their contributions to the field are men. If they did mention any women, it was usually only Florence Nightingale. I became curious, what other women made contributions to information visualization? While hugely influential, Nightingale couldn’t be the only woman……

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Six Years of Facebook

September 13, 2019 / 0 comments

A snapshot and link to my timeline Introduction: Facebook is one of the largest tech companies in the world, originally founded in 2004 as a social media website – currently the largest one to date. Facebook grew rapidly at an exponential rate which cause it to become the tech giant that it is today. It’s……

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Rerouting: A Brief History of Counter-Vis

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Intro If information visualizations are stories, there is a single type of author that always hits the Bestseller list  — usually the “wisest,” most Western and whitest climb to the top (based on their merit, of course) to expound their “unbiased” visual narrative as true. In timeline form, “Rerouting … a short history of counter-vis”……

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GRAPHIC REVOLUTION Timeline: AMERICAN PRINTS 1960 TO NOW

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Prints are matters. It has a long history throughout the world because it seeps into a large scale of society. Also, it is interesting to see how print technology improvements make an impact on the art form and how artists deal with it in America. Since 1960 artists and their collaborators have pushed the……

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A HISTORY OF LOADING ICONS

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

View my timeline here. Introduction Feedback is a fundamental feature in design because it communicates the result of an action. When you type words into a text editor and then click any button on your mouse(pad), the cursor stops blinking—that’s feedback. When you first turn on a gas oven and hear it clicking—that’s feedback. By……

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From ANCIENT STONE MAPS TO INTERACTIVE 3D MAPS

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

From the early years of our education, we learn to start working on Venn Diagrams, lines and pie chart and how we can compare data. We all have worked with data in one form or other. Data visualization is helpful in organizing information in a way that it is easy to understand. It is very……

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The History of Human Anatomy

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction With the development of biotechnology and medical research, people can live longer with higher quality. The development of anatomy has made a great contribution to it. Anatomy is beneficial to understand our body structure and take proper treatments when necessary, more importantly, some diseases might be eliminated by advanced research in anatomy. In this……

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Visualizing the tragedy of the titanic

September 11, 2019 / 0 comments

A brief timeline of data visualizations portraying the tragic event The post Visualizing the tragedy of the titanic appeared first on Information Visualization.

Timelinejs: (some) women in information visualization

September 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  In materials that cover the history of information visualizations, most of the individuals lauded for their contributions to the field are men. If they did mention any women, it was usually only Florence Nightingale. I became curious, what other women made contributions to information visualization? While hugely influential, Nightingale couldn’t be the only woman……

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Map Development in the World From 1600 to 1800

September 10, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION When the British started exploring its own country and the world, the map became more accurate with specific detail. In 18th century, it is very interesting that the map was characterized into different types based scientific research. In order to show the progress of map development from the 16th century to the 18th century,……

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Key Historical Figures in Information Visualization

September 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Information is one of the most powerful and valuable resources in the world, and its importance continues to rise as our highly connected society constantly generates massive amounts of data. Information visualization is one of the methods that can be used to extract the value and power from all of the raw data. Whether……

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Augmented Reality – The Past, The Present and The Future

September 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Augmented Reality (AR) is an emerging form of experience in which the Real World (RW) is enhanced by computer-generated content tied to specific locations and/or activities. Surprisingly enough, augmented reality has been in the works for several decades before sprouting to what it is today. This timeline offers a history of AR, examines recent……

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milestones of interactive infovis

September 9, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction: While human have longer history using charts and illustrations to present data and information, it was not until 1960 interactive information visualization began a pursuit of statisticians. There are factors which post effect on the development of interactive system, one of the most important factors is technology. New technologies and concepts lead to new……

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