mapping manhattan’s Busiest Libraries

March 23, 2020 / 0 comments

This map is intended to give the user an idea of which Manhattan libraries are busiest. It visualizes the location of each library as well as the total attendance and reference transactions. The library’s neighborhood population is also visualized to give the user a sense of what percentage of the community each library serves. To……

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The Evacuated People: A visual description of WWII relocation and its effects on West Coast Japanese populations

December 17, 2019 / 0 comments

BACKGROUND On February 19, 1942, President FDR signed Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal of civilians from designated “military exclusion zones” spanning much of Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona. This consequently resulted in ten concentration camp locations dispersed throughout the United States. These camps were run by the War Relocation Authority and concentrated Japanese……

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NYC Restaurant Grades and Income

December 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction: NYC is home to thousands of restaurants across various cuisine types. Personally, I’m a very big fan of dining out at restaurants and trying new cuisines. In a previous lab, I created a map that attempted to examine the relationship between NYC restaurant grades by estimated annual household income, which I thought was incredibly interesting.……

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A Breakdown of Diversity of Producers & Directors in the US

December 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Producers and directors make up an integral part of the workforce in the motion picture industry. With the call for more inclusivity of gender and race in the film industry, I wanted to take a look at the top people in the motion picture industry—producers and directors. The post A Breakdown of Diversity of Producers…

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The Body Count

December 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Link to Visualizations Introduction A drone strike is an attack by one or more unmanned combat aerial vehicles, or weaponized commercial unmanned aerial vehicles. Since the turn of the century, most drone strikes have been carried out by the US military in countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, and Yemen using air-to-surface missiles. According to James Rogers, an academic who……

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Understand the cause and effect of poverty in New York City

December 15, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As a person living in New York, we often see homeless people on the street, subway, or anywhere that is comfortable to sleep. Meanwhile, protests about minimum wage can often be seen on the street and so many government projects housing exist in the city. Yet about 1.7 million New Yorkers still lived below……

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Tracking mental health care

December 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Struggling with a mental illness is daunting, but the treatment process isn’t exactly an easy road on its own. After one musters enough courage to face their vitality head-on, treatment tosses the person with mental illness into a pharmaceutical industrial and late-capitalist self-wellness hellscape. Stigmatization reveals itself in dollar signs: According to a recent study……

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Trending Youtube statistics

December 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction to the visualization(s), including subject matter and goals; This visualization is created based on my personal interests. I’m enjoying browsing the recommended Youtube Videos because the algorithm knows my interests very well. It recommends videos by my viewing history. From that point, I start to be curious about the others’ interests based on their……

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Visualizing the Citywide Payroll

December 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Coming to the end of 2019, my graduation from the IXD program is close. I’m very interested in working as a UX designer after graduation and it will be exciting to get a job here. Besides preparing myself for future job searching, I would like to do some research on the job market. For……

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What Influences the State of Languages?

December 14, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction This project shows economy, geography, and recorded conflict in relation to mapped endangered and extinct languages. Materials The program used to create the visualization is free software Tableau. The endangered/extinct dataset is from Kaggle. The country GDP dataset is from the World Bank. The recorded conflict dataset is from The Uppsala Conflict Data Program……

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Black and White and Red All Over: Understanding Color in Lucan’s Bellum Civile

December 13, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction When I was studying for my Masters in Classics, one of the texts I studied in depth was the Bellum Civile by Lucan, an epic poem from the Silver Age of Latin. In our classes we kept commenting on how Lucan’s use of color seemed distinct from other epic poems we were familiar with,……

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amazon – a visual presentation of the world’s highest-valued company

December 13, 2019 / 0 comments

This is the final project in the information visualization, made by DA&V-student Erik Hannell The post amazon – a visual presentation of the world’s highest-valued company appeared first on Information Visualization.

Global Terrorism 1970-2018

December 13, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Terrorism has become a major concern over the years, making protecting individuals from violence and criminal activities a priority worldwide. The goal of this project is to analyze the dataset and bring out conclusions and try to recommend measures that can decrease/diminish terrorist activities. Dataset The dataset is a compilation of terrorist activities over……

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INFOVIS: MOBILE GAMING

December 11, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction: While smartphones and tablets become more and more popular, the gaming trend tilts to mobile games. Even though some gamers are resisting to embrace this new gaming era, statics shows that the mobile gaming market is now generating more than 50 percent of the global video game revenue. In this project, I want to……

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The effect of changing sea levels on New Yorkers’ well-being

December 10, 2019 / 0 comments

Report presents process of creating the map of NYC in 2020s with increased sea levels. The post The effect of changing sea levels on New Yorkers’ well-being appeared first on Information Visualization.

Mapping nyc art galleries near subway stations

December 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Initially, I was interested in mapping art galleries in NYC to discover how the location of galleries may play a role in attracting people to different areas of NYC, specifically Harlem and the Bronx. However, after mapping the art galleries I saw that there were not many in Harlem or the Bronx. Unsurprisingly, downtown Manhattan…

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Sea Level Rise Map for NYC

December 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Climate change has always been a topic of concern around the world, especially in recent years. Temperature is getting higher and higher, which leads to a rise in sea level. In my lab research, I would like to visualize future sea levels and floodplains in New York City. Hopefully, it could bring more attention……

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Pakistan’s linguistically DIVERSE AREAS

December 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Pakistan is the site of several ancient cultures and intertwined with the history of the Indian subcontinent. The ancient history involves the Neolithic site of Mehrgarh the bronze aged indus civilization. It has been a home to people from different faith and cultures including Hindus, Indo-Greeks, Muslims, Turco-Mongols, Afghans, and Sikhs. This history has a great……

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Nearing a Decade of Los Angeles Fires

December 4, 2019 / 0 comments

This map is an interactive visualization comparing the perimeters of Los Angeles County fires (2010-2018) with CAL FIRE Fire Hazard Severity Zones. (If you experience any difficulty viewing the embedded map above, click the button below to view the map directly on carto.com) BACKGROUND After the recent 2019 wildfires that spread throughout California, I wanted……

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The UK traffic data 2012-2014

December 4, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction The map is now an interface that can support productive information access and knowledge construction activities. In modern map-based environments, the map can literally use the World Wide Web as its “database.” Carto as a world’s leading Location Intelligence platform provides a possibility to visualize data on GIS workflows. Therefore, I pick up the abroad……

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