Soccer Teams From The World Championship, 1998

The dataset I chose to work with was a network of 22 soccer teams that participated in the World Championship in Paris, 1998. The description of the dataset suggests that the data shows players with allegiances with multiple teams across...

SNAP at the farmers market

Since 2008, the number of farmers markets across the United States has increased 76 percent, jumping from 4,685 in 2008 to 8,268 in 2014. California and New York hold the most markets, followed closely by Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois. Economically...

#infoshow15 preparation begins!

SILSSA is excited to announce details and open self-nominations for the upcoming #infoshow15 at Pratt SILS, to take place on May 15th, from 5 to 7 PM. Before we get to that, however, we’d like to share information about last...

Paris Map

Paris Priorities Mapped

Originally, I had high hopes of being able to map out and discover what some of the other societal changes you could find in France given the recent shift in favor for certain political parties. I was hoping to find...

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Does NYC have a recycling problem?

We’ve probably all done it. Finished a newspaper, bottle of water, or pack of gum and thrown it in the garbage. Many people realize that these types of items should be recycled, but because they’re in a rush or there are no...

heatmap of route stops

Tenderloin Pit Stop Project

Over the years, accumulating 311 reports of human waste on San Francisco streets have brought attention to a lack of healthy facilities for the city’s homeless population.  The SF Public Works department recently received a grant of over $203,000 to...

New York City WiFi by Type

Mapping WiFi Hotspots in New York City

For this mapping lab, I chose a data set that compiled all the free WiFi hotspots located throughout New York City. With the increasing importance of Internet connectivity in everyday situations and the need for more public WiFi, I thought...

Greeks and Germans

GDP of Western Europe during debt crisis I was interested in visualizing the actual discrepancy between the Gross Domestic Product figures in Western Europe during the recent recession between the relatively healthier economies of Germany, France, the U.K. and so...

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Public Toilets in Sydney

View interactive version in CartoDB The dataset I chose to work with was the National Public Toilet Map from the Australian government. It contains geolocation information on public and private toilets across Australia, including a variety of supplemental information on access...

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World Population Density

Working with data from naturalearthdata.com and census.gov in Tableau and Cartodb, the map visualization shows current population density globally alongside a visualization by age and sex as well as population growth over time from 1950 to the present. These visualizations...