Mapping 2016 Marijuana Arrests in DC

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction For my first mapping exercise, I took the opportunity to investigate the conclusions of my charts and graphs lab, exploring a segments of the DC Marijuana Arrest Rates 2012-2017. As the tableau dashboard illustrates below (Figure 1), the overall rates of marijuana arrests decreased after marijuana possession was decriminalized in 2014 but then started……

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Asian Restaurants Price Map

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

Project Description The Project attempts to create maps of three types of restaurants in the New York City based on their price settings. And analyze is based on what reflect on the maps. All the data sources are requested through the Yelp API. The project has two parts: a Python script that makes an API…

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Automated Image Classification and the Metropolitan Museum

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

A visual, and quantitative analysis of Google Vision, Amazon Rekognition, and Human generated tags for the collection highlights of the Metropolitan Musuem of New York. With artificial intelligences’ increasing influence over the way we search for and interpret content in digital domains it can be difficult to dissect where the qualities of labels and associations…

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Mapping the 2018 Squirrel Census of Central Park

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

“It Seems I Hit the Squirrel Jackpot!” is a project that explores data from the 2018 Squirrel Census of Central Park. Census takers counted every single squirrel in park and recorded a number of observations that, when put together, provide a comprehensive picture of both Central Park’s squirrels and its people. This project, which was…

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SAAM API Artists

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

The SAAM API Artists Project extrapolates demographic data from the American Art API in the hopes of illuminating the work of under represented artists. Using the .get request I gathered information from the API (GetSAAMData.py) and transformed it into structured data (SAAMFinal.py). The next step in my project was an attempt to gather ethnicity or…

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Mapping NYC Music

July 21, 2020 / 0 comments

Music has such a storied role in the culture of New York City, particularly live music. Streaming music services started to flourish around 2015 and have since become the primary way people listen to music. We initially created this project to explore what streaming services were trending on a national level compared to what artists…

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NYC SCHOOLS IN FLOOD ZONE 2050

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

Yisha Su INTRODUCTION Across the whole nation and the globe, we face common issues of global warming. Global warming and sea-level rise are becoming severe and worse, New York City, as one of the major coastal cities, is facing the increasing challenge of the flood surge. Sea Level Rise Maps that predict flood surge zones……

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public drinking in the time of covid-19

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

Background With bars and restaurants closed for indoor dining as part of COVID-19 shutdowns, New Yorkers witnessed a de facto legalization of outdoor drinking, or at least some outdoor drinking. In the United States, alcohol is judged as a tolerable vice if not an outright hobby, and I suspect the harsh penalties for consuming it……

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Dungeons & Python

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

A project using Python programming to create a 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons character generator. Dungeons & Dragons is a tabletop roleplaying game in which each player creates a character with a combination of traits, skills, and equipment to generate a unique game-playing experience. The customization options are nearly endless — and at times, that…

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21st-Century Collecting Trends

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

This project uses Python to retrieve and filter object metadata for the collections of three different art museums in the United States: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City; The Cleveland Museum of Art; and the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, MA. The aim of the project is to provide flat data for…

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Oscar Winners of 2011-2020

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

In this project, I used the data of The Oscar Award, 1927 – 2020, and Movie Database (IMDB Alternative) to make visualizations of Oscar winners of 2011-2020. Number of Oscars and IMDB rating are both good indicators of the qualification of a film, and therefore the visualizations I created could give the overall ranking of…

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Planned Construction and Airbnb

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

This project was carried out to function as a tool for analyzing and geospatially visualizing planned construction in New York City in terms of potential future Airbnb revenue. The end product could be used either internally by Airbnb, or externally by the City of New York, financial companies, or other stakeholders. For example, Airbnb could…

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Time Series of Stocks

July 20, 2020 / 0 comments

This project compares the stock prices of four companies i.e “Facebookâ€, “Amazonâ€, “Google†and “Netflix†for the last two years. Through the Yahoo Finance API all the historical data was called to get the “dateâ€, “open priceâ€, “close priceâ€, “highâ€, “lowâ€, “volume†and “adjusted close†for the four companies which was then saved as json…

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Mapping Biodiverity in America’s National Parks

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction The United States is home to a wealth of species across its many different climates and ecosystems. More than 200,000 native species have been identified, but only around 21,000 of these species’ conservation status is known which leaves about one-third either vulnerable, imperiled, critically imperiled, or already extinct (Holsinger, K.E.). This project aims to……

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NYC Public Recycling Bins

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

Introduction While browsing the NYC Open Data website, I came across a dataset on New York City’s public recycling bins. I was intrigued to analyze this data because I haven’t seen any recycling bins throughout the city. I have always noticed trash bins filled with various plastic bottles and aluminum cans and wondered if that……

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Women in Movies

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

There is a common situation that in movies, female are more frequently to be set as secondary characters. The existing movie dataset shows that the percentage of women speaking characters is far less than men, similar situation as directors, writers, and producers. I want to make comparative visualization to give people more intuitive information..

Just Keep Swimming

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

The original goal of this project was to map the movement of sea turtles. I was inspired by an article that I read a few years ago in Nautilus magazine, Where the Wild Things Go. Oliver Uberti wrote the article and also created the gorgeous illustrated maps of elephant and sea turtle migration data. “To…

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Building a Seed Library Catalogue

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

Some public libraries are adding seed libraries: patrons can request a seed, usually for an edible plant, from the library’s catalog, grow it, and then “return” the seeds by donating seeds saved from the mature plant. Unlike most library materials, these seeds often don’t have structured metadata; a list of seeds may just be available…

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Auto-Poems

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

With this project, I wanted to create new collage poems from a txt file of all of the poems from the Poetry Foundation site. The code will pull random lines from the txt file and write it to a new file. Run the code as many times as you’d like to create a poem of…

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Parentage on Mount Olympus

July 19, 2020 / 0 comments

When completed, this in-progress project aims to illustrate the overlapping and contradictory parentages of the Greek gods. In the lore and study of ancient Greek mythology, many classical sources have attributed deities’ parentage to a variety of other deities; it becomes almost impossible to keep track of how many variations of parentage a single member…

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