Category: Data + Publics

Data + Publics Wk 4-5: d3js

Link to site Link to code This dataset represents ferrous metal mines in the United States. It is based on the data collected from the Minerals Information Team (MIT) of the U.S. Geological Survey, and the operations are those considered active in 2003 and surveyed by the MIT. Dataset from data.world. Resources: d3js shapes and symbols eve’s […]

Data + Publics Wk 2: Data Drawing

For the assignment to create a data visualization (using non-digital tools) on a postcard that shows a ‘snapshot’ of a particular slice of a public data set, I chose to use the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s dataset on NYC Restaurant Inspection Results. I was thinking of sending it to my cousin, who […]

Data + Publics Wk 1: Reading Reflections

1.) Turning the Data Around This article’s general sentiment to “consider the human” resonates strongly with me. The idea that data visualization should benefit the community or people in which the data is taken from seems only right. Reading this article, also makes me reflect on all the past data visualization projects I have done. […]