Data Vis Session 8: Viacom, Books, Phase 2 Qs


Agenda at VIACOM, 1555 Broadway, 31st Floor

  • Agenda
  • Location: 1515 Broadway. When you arrive, let the desk receptionist know that you are visiting Amy Yu and Amy Sinensky in the Audience Science department. You have my mobile, so text/call me if you can’t find the group.
  • 4:30-4:45pm: Audience Science Introduction
  • 4:45-5:30pm: Overview of Data Science Platform & Apps
  • 5:30-6pm: Q&A From Students to AS Team. [Please have students be prepared with at least a few questions to ask.]
  • 6:00-6:30pm: Pecha Kucha* modified to introduce projects from DataViz Students
  • 6:30-7:20pm: Arlene to move class to amphitheater to continue & finalize class (without AS)


  • Please write a blog post that starts to address questions 5, 6, and 8 from the Phase 2 Project Requirements. You can fold this blog post into your Phase 2 paper. Be prepared to discuss this post in class next week. Specifically, please start to address:
    • historical precedents for your community partner’s work with data, and any relevant books/resources (question 5)
    • types of data visualization that could help your community partner, and any relevant books/resources (question 6)
    • reflections on previous guest speakers, field trips, and other external influences that could be helpful in working with your community partner (question 8)