Popcorn and PoliticsNew York Times Data Visualizationby Aaron Druck and Ramsey Nasser
Concepts•  Reveal how your money flows from a movie ticket to a 2008 Political Candidate•  Connection between films and ...
Popcorn & Politics: Research
The Story Specifically a movie (producers) Popcorn & Politics: Co...
Audience•  Consumers•  Voters•  Politicians•  Moviegoers•  Producers Popcorn & Politics: Domains
Design Question•  Where does your money go when you buy a movie ticket?•  Is the film industry left-leaning in support...
Precedents•  Napolean’s March•  CEO Politics•  Fundrace 2008•  TheyRule•  MovieCharts Pop...
March of Napolean’s troops toMoscow 1861 Popcorn & Politics: Research
CEO Politicsh"p://www.ceocampaigncontribu4ons.info/   Popcorn & Politics: Research
Fundrace 2008http://fundrace.huffingtonpost.com/ Popcorn & Politics: Research
TheyRuleh"p://www.theyrule.net/   Popcorn & Politics: Research
MovieChartshttp://www.xach.com/moviecharts/2008.html Popcorn & Politics: Research
Visualization Concepts•  Bars/lines•  Network•  Minimal/simple•  Clean•  Essentialist Po...
Edward Tufte•  More data, less data ink•  No legend•  No grid•  Chart junk Popcorn ...
Process•  Find relationship in data•  Build local database by pooling multiple data sources•  Visualize the data•  Tell ...
Process: The DataMovies > Producers > Donations > Candidates Popcorn & Politics: Process
Why Producers?•  "Producers seldom have a set salary, because they get a percentage of a shows earnings or ticket sale...
Database (XML)•  Movie (The Dark Knight) –  Producer (John Doe) •  Candidate (Barack Obama) •  Donation ($500) –...
Technology•  SQLite - Database•  Ruby – Scraping scripts/backend/API•  Flex/MXML- v1.0•  Flash/AS3 – v2.0 ...
Prototype I Popcorn & Politics: Process
Prototype 2 Popcorn & Politics: Process
Prototype 3 Popcorn & Politics: Process
Popcorn & Politics v1.0 Popcorn & Politics: Process
2nd round of sketches Popcorn & Politics: Process
Final Revisions•  Sankey Graphs Popcorn & Politics: Process
Final Revisions•  Popcorn and Politics Sankey Popcorn & Politics: Process
Final Revisions•  Crisp•  Minimal•  One-view•  Tufte Popcorn & Politics: Process
Popcorn & Politics v2.0•  “Tortilla Heaven” > producer Gilbert Dumontet > $500 to Giuliani and $250 to Richardson•  “O...
Popcorn & Politics v2.1 Popcorn & Politics: Process
Conclusion-  Obama received a lot of donations.-  “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry” donated to McCain.-  Supreme Court...
Next Steps•  P&P as a tool•  Possibly release Sankey library•  Optimize public API•  Create large PDF prints of gr...
Thank you!http://www.popcornandpolitics.comRamsey Nasserhttp://www.ramseynasser.comAaron Druckhttp://a.parsons.edu/~druca9...
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Popcorn and Politics

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  • 1. Popcorn and PoliticsNew York Times Data Visualizationby Aaron Druck and Ramsey Nasser
  • 2. Concepts•  Reveal how your money flows from a movie ticket to a 2008 Political Candidate•  Connection between films and politicians•  Media bias•  Transparency Popcorn & Politics: Concept
  • 3. Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 4. The Story Specifically a movie (producers) Popcorn & Politics: Concept
  • 5. Audience•  Consumers•  Voters•  Politicians•  Moviegoers•  Producers Popcorn & Politics: Domains
  • 6. Design Question•  Where does your money go when you buy a movie ticket?•  Is the film industry left-leaning in support?•  Is there a connection between the film industry and political machine?•  Is Campaign Finance Reform effective? Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 7. Precedents•  Napolean’s March•  CEO Politics•  Fundrace 2008•  TheyRule•  MovieCharts Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 8. March of Napolean’s troops toMoscow 1861 Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 9. CEO Politicsh"p://www.ceocampaigncontribu4ons.info/   Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 10. Fundrace 2008http://fundrace.huffingtonpost.com/ Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 11. TheyRuleh"p://www.theyrule.net/   Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 12. MovieChartshttp://www.xach.com/moviecharts/2008.html Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 13. Visualization Concepts•  Bars/lines•  Network•  Minimal/simple•  Clean•  Essentialist Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 14. Edward Tufte•  More data, less data ink•  No legend•  No grid•  Chart junk Popcorn & Politics: Research
  • 15. Process•  Find relationship in data•  Build local database by pooling multiple data sources•  Visualize the data•  Tell compelling, relevant story Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 16. Process: The DataMovies > Producers > Donations > Candidates Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 17. Why Producers?•  "Producers seldom have a set salary, because they get a percentage of a shows earnings or ticket sales.” - Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 18. Database (XML)•  Movie (The Dark Knight) –  Producer (John Doe) •  Candidate (Barack Obama) •  Donation ($500) –  Producer (Jane Smith) •  Candidate (John McCain) •  Donation ($2300)•  http://api.popcornandpolitics.com/movies/ Hancock Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 19. Technology•  SQLite - Database•  Ruby – Scraping scripts/backend/API•  Flex/MXML- v1.0•  Flash/AS3 – v2.0 Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 20. Prototype I Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 21. Prototype 2 Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 22. Prototype 3 Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 23. Popcorn & Politics v1.0 Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 24. 2nd round of sketches Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 25. Final Revisions•  Sankey Graphs Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 26. Final Revisions•  Popcorn and Politics Sankey Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 27. Final Revisions•  Crisp•  Minimal•  One-view•  Tufte Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 28. Popcorn & Politics v2.0•  “Tortilla Heaven” > producer Gilbert Dumontet > $500 to Giuliani and $250 to Richardson•  “One Missed Call” > producer Broderick Johnson > $2300 to Obama•  “Rambo” > producer George Furla > $2300 to McCain Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 29. Popcorn & Politics v2.1 Popcorn & Politics: Process
  • 30. Conclusion-  Obama received a lot of donations.-  “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry” donated to McCain.-  Supreme Court ruling rejecting limits on corporate spending on political campaigns
  • 31. Next Steps•  P&P as a tool•  Possibly release Sankey library•  Optimize public API•  Create large PDF prints of graphs
  • 32. Thank you!http://www.popcornandpolitics.comRamsey Nasserhttp://www.ramseynasser.comAaron Druckhttp://a.parsons.edu/~druca992/blog/

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