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Village Voice Million-Dollar Blocks 2004 November 
Spatial Information Design Lab Million Dollar Blocks: A Project and Map for Visual Communications 2006 June 
Architectural League of New York Architecture and Justice 2006 September 
Architecture Magazine: The Crime in Criminal Data 2006 November 
New Yorker: Rap Map 2007 January 
Time Magazine: A Road Map to Prevention 2007 March 
NY Metro: Multi "million-dollar" blocks of Brownsville 2007 May 
Times Picayune: Unusual crime study finds bad guys' roots 2007 August 
Times Picayune: Crime Summit Focuses on Kids 2007 August 
LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions just space(s) 2007 September 
Exhibition, ThINC Gallery, Syracuse, New York: Mapping Justice: October-December, 2007 2007 October 
The New York Times: The Soul in the New Machines 2008 February 
The New York Times: New York and the Vanguard of Digital Design 2008 February 
MoMA: Design and the Elastic Mind, Feb-May 2008 2008 February 
New York Times: Reducing Pollutants in Beijing 2008 August 
Atlantic Magazine: Prison Blocks. The toll of incarceration on one New Orleans Neighborhood 2009 February 
New york times: Mapping the Cultural Buzz: How Cool Is That? 2009 April 
time magazine: the geography of buzz 2009 April 
Nature: Phoning In Data 2009 April 
Christian Science Monitor : Experimental Geography Meets Art 2009 May 
Scientific American: Science Maps Explore New Ways of Displaying Information 2010 May 
UNTAPPED NEW YORK: HERE NOW! How Foursquare and Facebook Measure Voting With Your Feet in New York 2011 November 
Metropolis names Laura Kurgan and Sarah Williams 2012 Game Changers 2012 January 
STUDENTS SPONSORED BY SIDL WIN VISUALIZING MARATHON 2011 GRAND PRIZE 2012 February 
Made in Midtown featured in Fast.Co Design: "World-Changing Brand Design That Works: 5 Case Studies" 2012 March 
Design by Humphreys discusses Sarah Williams' talk at TEDx Waterloo 2012 2012 March 
Carles Baiges visits the Spatial Information Design Lab 2012 March 
ARCHDAILY: We Are Here Now / Spatial Information Design Lab / Columbia University 2012 March 
UNTAPPED NEW YORK: SOCIAL MEDIA FOR URBAN RESEARCH 2012 March 
FLOWING CITY: WE ARE HERE NOW 2012 April 
Columbia University and Thomson Reuters Launch Advanced Data Visualization Project 2012 July 
Columbia Magazine - The Dot Matrix: Some maps show us where to go. But the ones created at Columbia's Spatial Information Design Lab may show us where we're headed. 2012 August 
Columbia‚Äôs Spatial Information Design Lab helps map the future 2012 August 
SIDL has positions in Data Visualization 2012 October 
From Waiting Rooms to Resource Hubs: Designing Change at the Department of Probation 2012 October