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The biggest challenge with my empirical data was the lack of a natural coherent ‘meeting point’ for my findings. Although they all relate to the coffee shop, and most of them are images from/text about coffee shops, I had to ...Read More

One of the great challenges of my research has been deciphering the handwriting of late New York University history professor Bayrd Still (1906-1992), a frequent creator and leader of walking tours throughout Downtown Manhattan. One of the walking tours that ...Read More

Hello class, After pursuing my research on food deliveries, and after going through some of the pains that the deliverymen face during their journeys, I guess that I became more sensitive to some messaging/advertising campaigns. One example, is the one I ...Read More

While entering the final stretch of creating my map, I'm finding that curation is my biggest challenge. In the early stages of my project, I imagined my map to be a database. Even though I quickly narrowed down the number ...Read More

I have spent some time over the past week creating my records and mapping the buildings I want to show on the map.  I've almost mapped all the buildings.  Overall, I've plotted most of the "stories" I mentioned in my ...Read More

Hello Class, I’d just like to share with you some material/thoughts/curiosities that I discovered during my research that won’t make it to the final cut, yet I find them to be interesting. SOURCES OF RESEARCH/LEARNING The value of the delivery menus as a ...Read More

Before I begin to create my map using the URT tool, I need to develop a method for my record types. These record types will help determine how the layers of my argument will come together to tell a story. ...Read More

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="396" caption="The Transit Museum is at the corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street. The archives are across the street at 130 Livingston. Image via"][/caption] On Friday, I visited the archives of the New York Transit museum ...Read More

I must say that this week was a real breakthrough for me! I realize that it is a bit late in the game but in my mind, better late than never. Basically, as I was practicing on the tool that we ...Read More