Posts by Max Kimer


January 28, 2019

Hi all, I'm Max Kimer and this is my blog. I'm a senior studying chemical engineering from Tampa, Florida. In one of our freshman engineering classes we went deep into Excel, Unix, HTML, C+ ... [Read More]


Pittsburgh Dataset Project Artist Statement

January 30, 2019

When I first pulled up WPRDC, I had no idea what I was going to do for my project. Luckily, one of the first datasets that came up was Pittsburgh arrest records. I am an avid football and hockey fa ... [Read More]

Skills Project: Update 1

February 07, 2019

For my self-guided skills development, I chose to learn the basics of python with a focus in data visualization. The majority of my time will be spent learning the basic aspects of python and with ... [Read More]

Skills Project: Update 2

February 15, 2019

1. What was your initial project focus? How have you revised it so far?

My initial project focus was to was to learn the basics of python with a focus on data visualizati ... [Read More]

Skills Project: Update 3

February 23, 2019

The journey is finally over (minus a couple edits to the showcase items). I have spent 20 hours learning python and much more than that trying to get my python codes to work properly. Overall, I fo ... [Read More]

Team Project Reflection

April 15, 2019

For our team project we created a dataset to compare public reception of young adult and generic fiction genres. It took us a bit of time to decide upon this as we had no idea how to approach makin ... [Read More]


Final Reflection

April 26, 2019

Part 1: Collection Examples and Micro Reflections

        -An example of how you made a choice related to visualization type

One choice I ... [Read More]