Cindy Zhu

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Facebook Redesign

ourbook: A Social Network for a Totalitarian Regime In 1984, George Orwell depicts a dystopian society called Oceania where communication technologies are used as mass surveillance to ensure the dominance of the state.  The proletariat masses are kept at bay through constant monitoring of actions, speech, and even ideas.  Those who commit “thoughtcrimes” against the Party …

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Week 2- Representations

Escaping Flatland/Things That Make Us Smart The need for data visualization has existed long before any concept of a graphical user interface and it is now more important than ever to be able to master the skill of conveying information in its most clear and useful form.  In my past experience in research biology, figures …

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Week 1 Response to Bill Joy, FB Redesign

An 8 year old girl from Montana, weighs only 11 lbs and joins the rare group of a 29 year old Florida man who looks like he’s 10 and a 31 year old Brazilian woman who is the size of a 2 year old (see link below).  These three people have a series of genetic …

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