The purpose of this activity is to learn more about information visualization by experimenting with modifications to an existing visualization. You'll need a web browser to do this activity, but it doesn't particularly matter which browser you use.
For this activity, we will use IBM's Many Eyes collaborative visualization system, which allows people to upload data sets, create visualizations of them, and comment on them. Many Eyes was developed in the IBM Cambridge research lab, just down the street from MIT, by Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas, among others.
Go to the Survival on the Titanic visualization and think about the following questions: