New School News: MS Data Visualization Collaborates with the Smithsonian Museum for Digital Archive Project

New School News: MS Data Visualization Collaborates with the Smithsonian Museum for Digital Archive Project. “What Makes a Buddha. A Manifestation of Masks. Smithsonian Rock Ranger. Gender Tagging. While the titles of these projects, plus many more, might not seem like they have anything to do with each other, they are all in fact explorations and interpretations by Parsons MS Data Visualization students of artistic data published by the Smithsonian Institute’s Open Access Policy.” I found these projects very interesting, but you might need to give them a few minutes to load.

New School News: MS Data Visualization Collaborates with the Smithsonian Museum for Digital Archive Project

New School News: MS Data Visualization Collaborates with the Smithsonian Museum for Digital Archive Project. “In the first semester of the MS Data Viz program, students always collaborate with an external data partner in order to explore real-world visualization projects, which in the past has meant partnerships with the UN Poverty Lab and The Met Museum. Recently, the Smithsonian Institute launched their Open Access initiative, releasing 2.8 million images, metadata, and research data sets into the public domain, which made them an ideal partner for the Data Viz program.”

The New School: The New School’s Archives and Special Collections Debuts Redesigned Website

The New School: The New School’s Archives and Special Collections Debuts Redesigned Website. “The team who oversaw the redesign are particularly excited about a new section that highlights the various ways users have integrated the materials they found in the Archives into their books, articles, and exhibits. Additionally, researchers using the new website have access to the new and improved publicly searchable database of over 250 archival collections and the Digital Collections database, which contains over 18,000 digitized or digital items from The Archives.”