Attempting to visualize the chaotic migrations of CPD’s heroin related incident reports.
The heat and geo-temporal maps below represent Chicago Police Department’s primary crime type of narcotics, and a description containing heroin. The date range is 2001 through June 2017. Dataset downloaded from data.cityofchicago.org.
Visualizing the formation of Close-packing defects using equal spheres.
I rolled a bunch of balls into a closed container. The top of the container is invisible and only tall enough to fit one layer of balls. once the balls finish falling, they arrange themseleves into some pretty interesting patterns.
All the usual suspects showed up:
– Point Defects, Crystallographic defect (Highlighted by different colors)
– Grain Boundaries, Lattice Regions seperated by different angles.
Below are a couple animations I rendered displaying the formation of the interesting lattice patterns.
A look into School Profile Information for the school year of 2016/2017.
Data set from Chicago Data Portal School profile information for all schools in the Chicago Public School district for the school year 2016-2017.
Filter conditions used:
“As required by section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the Secretary must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals. These breaches are now posted in a new, more accessible format that allows users to search and sort the posted breaches. Additionally, this new format includes brief summaries of the breach cases that OCR has investigated and closed, as well as the names of private practice providers who have reported breaches of unsecured protected health information to the Secretary. The following breaches have been reported to the Secretary“
A look into open data about crime and policing in England.
Found at https://data.police.uk/. I downloaded a date range from 2011 through 2016, ~5 years. The uncompressed filesize for all select-able policing forces was approximately 5.45 GB. A quick C# script was written to filter out only the “Drug” crime type category, and it’s long/lat degree coordinates.
The output was used to make the map below. Click map for larger size.
The downloadable data comes in a multi-directory/multi-file structure. Below is a c# console application which was created to parse the root folder, and export the specific crime type’s coordinates throughout out all the files. Continue reading →