How to find the best dessert in Manhattan

July 31, 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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The outcome of wars: Vision from Peace Agreements

July 29, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Rivalries and wars were born along with humanity. Human deprives resources of the outside, from the environment or from others in order to maintain their own survivals. And wars are the critical presentation of such a need. Thus, the history of humanity is actually a history of wars: the rise and falls of tribes,……

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New York City Neighborhood Crime Map

July 24, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction and Inspiration Is New York City dangerous? Maybe – having been portrayed in numerous movies throughout decades, the Big Apple seemed to be a city of crime. In David Fincher’s renowned suspense film Seven, for example, the city was painted as a wet, grim urban environment ridden with horrible crimes. However on the other……

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mapping Nyc street Trees census data 2015

July 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction One of the many names that New York City is famously known by is ‘Concrete Jungle’.  I thought it would be interesting to see how populated the city is by greens. NYC Parks & Recreation and partner organisations organised street trees census ‘TreesCount!’ in the year 2015, under which volunteers and staff collected data……

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Mapping NYC free public wifi

July 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Privacy on the Internet is such a big issue currently. The privacy is not only dependent on social media and browsing websites. It also depends on the Internet service providers you use. A public WiFi network this big also brings a new set of security risks. Therefore in this week I decided to do Mapping……

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THE NEAREST WIFI HOTSPOTS AROUND SUBWAY STATIONS IN NYC

July 22, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As a New Yorker, I spend a lot of time traveling on the subway every day, and I believe many people do as well. When we travel underground, our laptops are not able to connect the network. Once we have an emergency which requires a network connection on your laptop(like your client is requesting……

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New York City Neighborhood Crime Map

July 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction and Inspiration Is New York City dangerous? Maybe – having been portrayed in numerous movies throughout decades, the Big Apple seemed to be a city of crime. In David Fincher’s renowned suspense film Seven, for example, the city was painted as a wet, grim urban environment ridden with horrible crimes. However on the other……

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NYC Crime Rate by Census Tracts

July 21, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Census Tracts were established by the Bureau of Census for analyzing populations. A “Census Tract” is generally smaller than a City but larger than a Block Group or Census Block. The general average of a Census Tract is 4,000. In NYC, Census Tracts can range from 0 to just under 29,000. In this visualization,……

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Do Fast Food Restaurants Contribute to Obesity?

July 21, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction According to The National Bureau of Economic Research, the number of fast food restaurants in the United States have more than doubled over the past thirty years. They are almost everywhere and with the convenience and lower cost to eat, people keep coming back for their calorie-dense food made with unhealthy ingredients. At the……

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Made in NYC Member Companies

July 21, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Launched as an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, Made in NYC works to support a vibrant manufacturing community within the five boroughs of New York City. Made in NYC offers their member companies workshops ranging from photography shoots to marketing and promotional lessons from expert fellows from a variety of backgrounds.……

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Public Library MAP in NY

July 21, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Although audiobooks and e-books are developing rapidly, there are still many people who are obsessed with the atmosphere in the library. Besides the normal readers,every day there are a lot of tourists who come to visit the famous public libraries in New York. New York has a lot of libraries so how do people……

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Hospital Coverage in nyc

July 21, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Hospitals are one of the fundamental infrastructures to a city. They carry the responsibilities of curing diseases and handling accidents. In contemporary city life, car accidents are one of the greatest cause of casualties. On average, there are 290 people die in new york city because of vehicle accidents, and there are more injuries.……

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Museum and Gallery tour for coffee and bubble tea fan

July 20, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION In this project, I did a Carto map for my personal interests: Museum and Galleries and Coffee and Tea Shops, so I want to create an index map to display the distribution of museum, galleries and coffee and tea shops in New York City. I also collected the data about Public Art Exhibitions which……

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Visualizing Citi Bike data on maps

July 20, 2019 / 0 comments

As the nation’s largest bike-share program, Citi Bike helps people in New York City to move around in a fast, fun and affordable way. On my previous report Citi Bike in April, I received feedback stating that the heatmap should be removed from the dashboard and displayed on its own as an epilogue. Therefore in……

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Making U.S. Flight Paths ‘Real’

July 17, 2019 / 0 comments

To look up into the sky is to wonder just how far we can go. To look at a map is to wonder just how many options there are. For a country as large as the United States of America, and within the context of air travel, the answers are, respectively: quite far and quite……

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The things you do not know about Marvel heroes

July 16, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As a fan of Marvel Universe, I almost watched every important movie in their main storylines. However, I am curious about the rest of the heros which I have not to know maybe because they only show in the comic books or they appear rarely. Therefore, I used Gephi to visualize all the heroes……

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network graph of airline routes

July 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Data collection During the time of my undergraduate I was working on the designing of airport as my thesis project. During this process I was really interested in the airline and their connectivity to other airport. before finalizing data i went through various number of types of data based on trees and social network. But……

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Friendship network of a german boys’ school class of 1880-81

July 15, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION One of the initial attempts to map networks in social structures was made by a German primary school teacher Johannes Delitsch. He built a friendship network upon the students of his class from 1880 to 1881. The network delineates reciprocity among students, and considers the influence of class ranking order on their relationships. I……

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Network of marvel universe heroes

July 15, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction and Inspiration Created by Stan Lee together with several artists in 1961, the Marvel Universe is a fictional universe where the stories in most Marvel Comics publications (e.g. American comic books) take place. It has built an library of over 8,000 characters, which includes super-teams such as the Avengers, the X-Men, the Guardians of……

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the NETwork in SCI-FI books world

July 15, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Over the past century, human’s imagination of science fiction had never stopped. There are tons of fascinating literature which depict the world that doesn’t exist. How much do we know about those sci-fi books? What are they talking about? Are they related to each other? This project is to explore the network within 147……

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