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February 10, 2016
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The UpShot, NYTimes

Groundhog data, NOAA

Polling data and resources, Monmouth University Polling

Ellis Island passenger data

FactCheck.org, Annenberg Policy Center, UPenn

UPenn Admissions data

Global Voices – alternative world news source

World Well-Bing Project, UPenn

Top 20 Body Image Words

February 10, 2016
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Body-words

Natalia Juncadella’s Girl Talk (2014), mapping the top 20 body image words used by females across ages (13–64).

Body Image Words from: http://www.allaboutspace.com/wordlist/body.shtml
Data provided by: World Well-Being Project, http://www.wwbp.org/

What is a user story?

February 9, 2016
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A user story is a brief description (a few sentences) that describes what users can expect from a certain product. The term is most frequently used in software development, and can also be used for data design.

The overall structure of a user story is: As a <role>, I can <action> so that <benefit/purpose>. Each user story should only cover 1 functionality/purpose.

I want to know ___ so I can better understand ___ and create a visualization that ___.

As an example, a user story for the Firearms and Frappuchino visualization might be:

As a user, I want to type in my hometown in the search bar to find out the distribution of gun dealers and Starbucks shops in a 30-mile radius.

If your visualization has a display-on-hover feature, a user story might be:

As a user, I want to hover over specific icons to reveal additional information about that subject.

For Thursday’s class develop some user stories that describe your plans for project 2.

Here’s a sample regarding a Van Pelt Library visualization:

I want to know how much students use the Borrow Direct system so I can understand Penn Library’s relation with other schools’ libraries.

• What books (and their genres) are borrowed from other schools the most?

• Which books are lent out from Penn to other schools the most?

• Which schools do we borrow from the most?

 

Links mentioned in today’s presentation

February 9, 2016
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Here are the links that Lauris and Debra mentioned during their presentation today:

Debra Bishov, Teaching & Research Technologies Librarian, can be reached at:
dbishov@pobox.upenn.edu

The Internet in Real-Time

February 9, 2016
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Click the animation to open the full version (via Penny Stocks).

Which States Cruz, Trump and Rubio Need to Win

February 8, 2016

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Culturegraphy: 100 years of movie references

February 8, 2016

This interactive visualization displaying when and how much one movie gets referenced by other movies. It also includes a section for People.

Culturegraphy

 

http://culturegraphy.com/movies/by-degree/

This video/article explains the different features of the visualization

 

 

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