Interdisciplinary Datavis Workshop
Scientists, Technologists and Designers discussed #datavis in a workshop organized by Greg McInerny (http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/a-gregmc/). It happened in person, not on Twitter, but still, some tweets were made!
- — Francis Rowland (@francisrowland)Mon, Apr 16 2012 04:38:37@moritz_stefaner also promotes "sketching in code" and working with real data ASAP. Good stuff. Uses ContextFree, NodeBox, Processing, etc
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Mon, Apr 16 2012 08:46:15
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Mon, Apr 16 2012 09:24:45now Ben Hennig is taking cartograms further by distorting a gridded world map rather than country area http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/ eworld.net/
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Mon, Apr 16 2012 10:07:03
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Mon, Apr 16 2012 10:12:38also talking colour and what's wrong with rainbow palettes http://driven-by-data.net/about/chromajs/#/0 …a.net/about/chromajs/#/0
- — Francis Rowland (@francisrowland)Tue, Apr 17 2012 01:04:13Looking forward to another great day of design, #datavis and science brainstorming. TEDx speaker Miriah Meyer at 09h30! http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxWaterloo-Miriah-Meyer-Infor ….com/video/TEDxWaterloo-Miriah-Meyer-Infor
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Tue, Apr 17 2012 02:12:25'curvemaps' are particularly interesting - combination of heatmaps and sparklines. check out the code & data http://www.cs.utah.edu/~miriah/pathline/Overview.html …du/~miriah/pathline/Overview.html
- — Francis Rowland (@francisrowland)Tue, Apr 17 2012 02:59:40Discussing the challenges of #datavis is in different media. Great to hear people discuss the importance of narrative and storytelling. :)
- — Jack Harrison (@jacksfeed)Tue, Apr 17 2012 03:15:08discussing mediums: why is the scientific community still reluctant to use interactive/fluid platforms for research - finality?
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