What has two thumb(nail)s and has a lot of data? This website!


Along with incredible examples of visualizing data this website has over 130 data sets that may be a more abstract data base that is capable of getting us to understand the incredible interconnect intricacies of the city. Can world wide carbon dioxide information data sheets give us a better idea of chicago? If nothing else it has some incredible data sheets and is food for thought.




Impromptu Studio Meeting, Thursday 9/5

We will be having an all studio meeting this Thursday, September 5th,  we will begin at 12:45. Please arrive promptly, bring your lunch.

Each student is asked to bring the following:

  1. 5 critical issue oriented concepts.
    These should be terms, statements, or questions pertaining to your research.
  2. 5 Data sets titles, either that you have been looking at or that you have identified a need for.
  3. 5 Specific technologies
    These should be either concepts or products, things like “Hedonic Modeling”,  “Predicative Analysis” for concepts or “IBM Big Sheets”, “Raspberry PI” for products.

For each of these items, please print them out in large text on a single sheet of 8 1/2″ x 11″.  You should have 15 sheets with 15 different statements on them.

If you would like to meet to discuss your projects before the group meeting, professor Kearns will be available from 9:30-12:30 to do so.