Response to reading: Mapping as agency

Mapping has the power to uncover the world we do not know, visualising the unseen part of the world. Just like the sentence in the article “The Agency of mapping”. “Mapping precipitates its most productive effects through a finding that is also a foundinG; its agency lies in neither reproduction…

NYC Water Tunnel No. 3

By Piyawut Koomsiripithuck, Shih Liao, Gwendolyn Stegall, and Mayrah Udvardi Labor, environmental concerns, and public opinion all pull from different datasets. The most available data on labor, specifically the involvement of the Sandhogs, came from Local 147 Union archives. Environmental data, including drought and land ownership information, came from the…

NYC Water Tunnel No. 3

NYC Water Tunnel No. 3: Issues & Focus By Piyawut Koomsiripithuck, Shih Liao, Gwendolyn Stegall, and Mayrah Udvardi Among the most expensive and nontransparent, but also extensive and necessary infrastructure projects in New York City’s history is Water Tunnel No. 3. Since this four-phase, $6 billion-and-counting project began in…

Response to "Hardest Places to Live in the U.S."

It is hard to define a topic like this by county. Besides, the bar seems quantitative, however, we cannot tell from the bar how it calculated. Even though Alan mentioned in the article they calculated the average of the six categories. I still think it should not conclude with a…