Project 2, 2016: Bigger, Longer, Faster, Hotter - Visions For Change
Address a significant contemporary issue using data to chronicle change over time. The design must use published data to support your particular view or argument. The goal of the project is to use data to convey a heightened recognition of the issue, to influence and empower users, and to promote engagement and activism (4 weeks).
"Violence in Film" by Jinxiang Wu
"A common criticism that movies targeted at us are more violent than ever. This project exploit variation in the violence of blockbuster movies form 1980 to 2010. The amount of gun violence in top grossing PG-13 films has more than tripled since the introduction of the rating in 1985."