Mapping Tolkien’s Middle-earth: A Timeline

Introduction While looking through the timeline created by Michael Friendly and Daniel J. Denis, Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data Visualization, I was drawn to the earliest maps and atlases. From there, I thought it...

Milestone – Timeline

Introduction to topic and question. Since the dawn of time or as far back as man can remember information has been stored or archived in societies for future possible interpretations later. In recent times records of these documented information have...

Picasso Art Periods – A Timeline

This project is meant to give the reader a snapshot of Pablo Picasso’s artistic periods. Utilizing TimelineJS allows the user to visually understand where Picasso’s periods fell within the span of his lifetime. Additionally, by using straight forward playful headings, I...

The History of Cartography since 1870

Introduction I visualized the history of Cartography since 1870 using TimelineJS. Cartographical data is one of early topics of visualization. TimelineJS is an open-source tool that allows users create interactive timelines. For this assignment, I followed basic guidelines of TimelineJS, filling...

Final: Exploring the Interdisciplinarity of Higher Education

Introduction Academic publishing is a large, lucrative business. From textbooks to journal articles and many formats in between, the publishing and distribution of scholarly materials rake in over twenty-five billion dollars a year (Bluestone, 2015). I have the pleasure of working for a...