Posts Tagged ‘ Blog 2017 ’

Come To My Talk At UW On Tuesday, February 21

February 15, 2017
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Come To My Talk At UW On Tuesday, February 21

I'm giving a public lecture next Tuesday, February 21, at the University of Washington (UW). This is at the invitation of Professor Karen Cheng at the School of Art + Art History + Design. I will talk about what we know and what we don't know about visualization, and how we can expand our knowledge. The talk I'm preparing is an […]

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Hans Rosling: An Appreciation

February 8, 2017
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Hans Rosling: An Appreciation

Hans Rosling died earlier today (Tuesday, February 7). He championed the idea of showing people what the world was really like – and how it was different from their preconceptions – using data and visualization. And he did it with enthusiasm and humor. This is a brief appreciation of his work and legacy. Gapminder and the 2006 […]

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Let’s Crowd-Fund the Data Stories Podcast!

January 25, 2017
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Let’s Crowd-Fund the Data Stories Podcast!

Enrico and Moritz, the two hosts of the only visualization podcast in the known universe, are trying to crowd-fund their work rather than rely on advertising. If we all chip in a few dollars or euros per show, this will be easy to accomplish. You know those awkward breaks in the middle of the podcast […]

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The State of Information Visualization, 2017

January 23, 2017
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The State of Information Visualization, 2017

Between Surprise Maps, Dear Data, and election graphics, 2016 was an exciting year. There have also been some gaps, however, notably around storytelling. How far have we come, and where is visualization going? Visualizing Uncertainty Elections always bring large numbers of visualizations with them, and last year’s U.S. Presidential election was no exception. There is a […]

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Posters Program for Tapestry 2017

January 11, 2017
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Posters Program for Tapestry 2017

The Fifth Tapestry conference for storytelling with data is only about six weeks away. To make it easier for academics and students to attend, we are adding a more formal posters program this year. We’re looking for posters about all kinds of topics around storytelling with data: ideas for story structures impact of stories, how […]

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