Archive For The “Digital Design” Category

How many Connecticut drivers have been ticketed for texting?

By | September 7, 2017

This is a Tableau graphic I created for a Connecticut Health Investigative Team story about the rising costs of distracted driving.

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Data visualizations: Asthma rates in Connecticut

By | September 16, 2016

Using the visualization software program Tableau Public and data sets from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, I created two data visualizations about asthma rates in Connecticut for the Connecticut Health Investigative Team.  

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On-Campus Sexual Assault Rates in Connecticut, 2009-2013

By | October 29, 2014

Select a year and Connecticut college campus to view the number of forcible, on-campus sex offenses reported. Darker points reflect a higher rate – calculated per 1,000 students. Offenses are reported by each institution in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Colleges shown on the map […]

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The Future of Journalism is Married to the Future of Communication Technology

By | October 20, 2014

The future of journalism is married to the future of communication technology. — Journalism Tools (@Journalism2ls) October 20, 2014 The Hartford Courant is celebrating its 250th anniversary this month. It’s the oldest continuously published newspaper in America (and my former employer.) As part of the commemoration, I was invited to write an essay exploring […]

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Connective Tissues of Truth and Reputation

By | March 22, 2013

While on Spring Break in Florida this week, a University of Connecticut basketball player was arrested and charged with trespassing. Too bad. Lots of college kids do foolish things on Spring Break. (I know I did.) But because the student in question is a member of the UConn Men’s Basketball Team, this minor incident is […]

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It’s All About the Keywords: Comparing Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speeches

By | September 19, 2012

What makes for a successful political campaign speech? Is it the tone of the delivery? The turns of phrase? How about the repetition of certain keywords? President Barack Obama formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination at his party’s convention on September 6, 2012. Below is a visualization of Obama’s acceptance speech in North Carolina, as […]

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Mashable’s 10 Founding Fathers of the Web

By | July 5, 2010

Mashable created a list of the 10 Founding Fathers of the Internet 1. Tim Berners-Lee 2. Marc Andreessen 3. Brian Behlendorf 4. 5. 6. Rasmus Lerdorf, Andi Gutmans and Zeev Suraski 7. Brad Fitzpatrick 8. Brendan Eich 9. John Resig 10. Jonathan Gay Here are some of others that could be included on an expanded […]

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Information R/evolution

By | June 21, 2009

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Mobile TV: Today, Tomorrow

By | November 8, 2008

I’ve never watch Mobile TV on my outdated phone, but I have spent an hour or so watching YouTube clips with my cousin on her iPhone. One of my co-workers regularly downloads TV shows to her iPod and watches them while traveling. I can  see the appeal of that, if I was on a long flight or train […]

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What is Adobe Flash Lite?

By | October 26, 2008

Adobe Flash Lite 3 is a lightweight version of the Adobe Flash Player developed by Adobe Systems for mobile phones and other non-phone, portable electronic devices. First and foremost, Adobe Flash Lite allows users to browse the plethora of web content powered by Adobe Flash software. Such content and applications had previously only been accessible […]

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