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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...

Connecting NYC Schools to Public Transportation

Introduction The topic that I chose for this Carto lab is ‘Connecting NYC Schools to Public Transportation’. The idea was very simple, map out different NYC schools in their districts and further into zones and connect them to the latest public transportation...

Fatal Police Shootings in the United States (Tableau)

Introduction The roots of policing in the United States “can be traced back to a multitude of historical, legal, and political-economic conditions,” primary among which are “the institution of slavery” and “the control of minorities” (Kappeler, 2014). Just as “the...

History of 3D Modeling in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Introduction 3D modeling is quickly transforming the world of cultural heritage. Its potential is clear for increasing access to and engagement with material that is rare, fragile, remote, or otherwise incapable of being displayed for public consumption. As the paths...

Mental Health in YA Literature

mhyalit.tumblr.com   For my final project I chose to focus on mental health resources for teenagers. While there are still a good number of YA books that focus on suicide or don’t portray the accuracy of the recovery and treatment...

New York City’s Uninsured Population

Introduction: For my third project in the Data Visualization class I worked with a community health survey dataset, and chose one that pertained to health care in New York City.  A goal was to find out what the uninsured population...

Exploring Gephi

For the second lab, my initial question pertained to how networks of people could be represented in a visual manner. Initially, I thought of using my Facebook network to use as an example, or as an alternative, my LinkedIn network,...