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Friday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Numbers and Narratives

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How can time-lapse animated maps, which show trends over space and time, tell stories that can influence policy, hearts, and minds? Originally focused on global datasets, Earth Timelapse is a mapping tool that can be localized for organizing communities to share information as power. Interactive layers show intersections of census, climate, and demographic data that can be useful to case-making. We’ll demo and discuss the ethics of using visualized data sets to tell stories before we dive into creating our own stories using the visualizations. Laptops useful, but not required.


Jessica Kaminsky

Jessica Kaminsky is en educator, a podcast producer, and a loud laugher. She manages the Fluency project at the CREATE Lab, which focuses on encouraging student-centered teaching practices and integrating meaningful, contextually relevant technology in schools. Her background is in... Read More →
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Jessica Pachuta

I live at the intersection of media, technology, and education. While recovering from participating in the commercial film industry, I was asked to join the CREATE Lab at Carnegie Mellon. We question the ways that technology can be made in service of the voiceless and make the invisible... Read More →
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Randy Sargent

Randy Sargent is a researcher in Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab, where he helps develop time-lapse maps of demographics, employment, climate change, pollution, resource use, and economic trends.

Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
Student Center: Room 384
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