From the report:
As part of GIS Day 2018, the Digital Scholarship Group, the Northeastern University Visualization Consortium (NUVis), and the College of Arts, Media and Design brought Nil Tuzcu and Arzu Çöltekin to present on mapping and visualization.
Nil Tuzcu is an information designer and urban technologist specializing in spatial data analysis and visualization at the Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School. Tuzcu started by describing the Istanbul Urban Database, an interactive deep mapping project that lets visitors explore Istanbul throughout the decades. Users of the database can compare different city maps from throughout Istanbul’s history, trace historic ferry and train routes, and view cultural hotspots like beaches or casinos.