Hack Session 2: New Yorker Magazine Vis---Inequalit­y and New York’s Subway

Hack Session 2: New Yorker Magazine Vis---Inequalit­y and New York’s Subway

Posted by Vivian Zhang

Updated: Nov 12, 2013

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Special thanks goes to James O'Malley, Chad Hyett, and their firm PORTER NOVELLI for the spectacular space.

PORTER NOVELLI is a public relations management firm specializing in consumer, corporate, healthcare and technology communications.

Thanks for coming, Jennifer, Nick, Andrei, John, David, Vijith, Bug, John 2, Dan, Dwayne, Elliot, Brian, Aaron! We had a lot of fun!






Sonya's Prezi can also be found at "subway-stations-and-census-data"


Meetup Announcement:


Sonya Reynolds (public data domain expert)

Tianyi Jiang (Visualization engineer @ SupStat Inc.)


1. pull the data file from census website
2. clean and adjust it to our visualization need
3. visualization by d3.js


This session is very technical and requires intensive experience with D3.js.

If you don't know the workflow of visualization and d3.js syntax, it is very likely you can't follow along. You are welcome to attend other preliminary D3.js workshops in this group.


Other Useful Info Link:


Our Hack Version: http://www.d3js.cn/demo/subway/worldMap.html

Magazine Link: http://www.newyorker.com/sandbox/business/subway.html

Vivian Zhang

Vivian is the CTO and School Director of NYC Data Science Academy and CTO of SupStat. With her extensive experience working in the data science field, she developed expertise in multiple programming languages, including R, Python, Hadoop, and Spark. In August 2016, Forbes ranked her amongst one of the nine women leading the pack in data analytics. In 2013, she created the NYC Open Data Meetup group, which stands as one of the largest data science communities offering meetups, conferences, and a weekly newsletter. In her spare time, Vivian enjoys meeting people and sharing her motivational stories with our students and other professionals

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