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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EVOLUTION OF VIDEO GAMES

September 8, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Video games are a popular form of entertainment amongst the youth. Unlike earlier years, they are also a useful tool for education and health purposes. The industry has seen significant development over the years and the timeline created presents the key milestones of this evolution. The gaming industry has evolved over three crucial eras……

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Video Game Design Beginnings

September 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Video game design began in the 1970s and rapidly evolved within years of its first release. Two variables of video game design familiar to users are the platforms and the gameplay styles. Designs compete for users, who in return for their support expect new, stimulating, sustainable products. New technologies and concepts lead to new……

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“Here be dragons” – the brief history of Middle Ages Maps

September 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction A few years ago, I have visited Hereford in the UK aiming to see the famous Cathedral Chained Library. In the 17th century, books were precious and well protected, very often by chaining them to shelves. The library at Hereford Cathedral is the largest surviving chained library in the world. However, it has also another……

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Kitten season at the Animal Care Center of NYC

August 16, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Animal Care Center of NYC is the city’s shelter for homeless animals. Accepting almost any animal, domestic or wild, whether completely healthy or on its deathbed, the ACC takes in close to 30,000 animals each year. Despite the number of unique and exotic animals passing through, the majority of animals in the shelter population,……

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Visualizing Citi bikes

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In 2008, the New York City Department of Transportation conducted research on alternative forms of transportation and published a strategic plan. Surprisingly, according to statistics, over 50% of all automobile trips happened in the city were under 3 miles, within the distances of pleasant bicycle trips. In 2009, a bike-share program was first proposed……

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How to find the best dessert in Manhattan

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Have you ever wonder where can buy the best dessert in New York City? There are all kinds of authentic dessert in New York City because of its largest multi-immigrants environment in the world. As a dessert lover, I would like to explore the relationship between dessert shop distributions and Manhattan context. In this……

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Mapping Social Impact: Design Corps 2005-2019

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Charting a Course Some years ago, a recent Pratt graduate named Chris Peck went on a job interview. While his interviewer was taking Chris through a tour of the firm, they came upon some of the firm’s work for Pencils of Promise, a non-profit founded in 2008 that builds schools in developing regions. Recognition flashed across……

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Small Business Support Organizations in New York City: Made in NYC and the NYC New Business Acceleration Program

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York City has experienced a rise in new small business development over the past couple decades, facilitated by both an increased interest in opening small businesses as well as a commitment by organizations who offer support to small businesses. Made in NYC (MINYC), an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and……

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VISUALISATION OF FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEWYORK

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York is a charming city where you can experience the culture of the world. The diversity of its immigrant population has created a vibrant and open environment; there is no city like New York. People come from all over the world; they love New York but don’t know New York well. When people……

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PEOPLE WITHOUT INTERNET IN THE US

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction We use the internet every day. Internet is a necessity in our daily life and many people consider it as a utility like water, electricity, and gas. But do you know how many households in the US do not have the internet? Who are these people, and why they do not have the internet?……

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Shop healthy stores in Nyc

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  Health consciousness has risen exponentially in recent years. Consumers are inclining towards healthy lifestyle and growing utilization of additional nutrition. Certainly, with this increasing awareness there is also a growing demand for healthy food and supplies in the market. New York City is an urban hotspot and the population here keeps soaring, which has……

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Why is Big Apple the Fashion Capital?

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Inclusivity is in vogue with regards to the Manhattan’s fashion scene. There are a lot of all-get to mold encounters that anybody can take advantage of, no velvet rope or influencer status required – all things considered, New York is one of the world’s fashion capitals. All you need is the privilege intel on……

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H-1B Visa Lottery — What’s Your Chance?

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As an international student, I am most concerned about how much chance I will be permitted to work and stay in the United States after graduating from school. I wanted to know how many people were competing for H-1B visa each year? What’s the average success rate? Also, I was curious about the background……

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