Information Is Beautiful

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  1. 118 | Making Data Visual with Miriah Meyer and Danyel Fisher

    This week we have Miriah Meyer (University of Utah) and Danyel Fisher (Microsoft Research) on the show to talk about their new book Making Data Visual, which covers areas that other visualization books typically do not address: namely, how to go from formulating questions to building visualizations that solve actual problems that people have.

    On the show we talk about how the book came to be; some of the concepts introduced by Miriah and Danyel in the book, such as the use of proxy tasks for data; and how you could use it for your own projects.

    —Huffduffed by IaninSheffield

  2. What’s Next? How Mobile is Changing Design by Brian Fling

    Mobile is evolving, the web is adapting, and these two colossal worlds are about to collide to create something new. In order to design the experiences of this new contextual web, we need to change the way we look at design. In this talk Brian will provide his insights on some of the emerging trends in mobile design and share his thoughts on how we will design the interfaces of tomorrow.

    http://2009.dconstruct.org/schedule/brianfling/

    Brian Fling has been a leader in creating interactive experiences for both the web and mobile mediums. He has worked with hundreds of businesses from early stage start-ups to Fortune 50 companies to leverage new media around the needs of real peoples.

    —Huffduffed by dConstruct

  3. Designing the future - Tech Weekly podcast

    We may not have jetpacks and flying cars, but artificial intelligence is taking ever greater strides.

    This week on the podcast we look one day into the future at some of the biggest technological designs of the next few years set to beam out of this year’s dConstruct Conference, part of the Brighton Digital festival.

    Joining Alex Hern on the panel is time traveller Ingrid Burrington who argues that the time machines of today don’t look like Deloreans, they look like NTP servers, real-time data streams and predictive models, Nick Foster an industrial designer working on future projects for google and Carla Diana who thinks that the robot takeover will start in our kitchens.

    http://www.theguardian.com/technology/audio/2015/sep/10/design-future-dconstruct-conference-brighton-tech-podcast

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  4. The Power and Beauty of Typography

    Web typography has come a long way, but how do you find inspiration to push your designs forward online? Letters can say far more than the words they spell.

    In her session, Samantha will look at the lettering surrounding us everyday, tapping into the way it makes us feel. If you don’t already get emotional about which font to use, you will, looking at letters in a whole new way and learning how to translate those feelings into your web designs.

    http://2010.dconstruct.org/speakers/samantha-warren

    Samantha Warren loves big concepts as much as she loves badass typography and thrives on telling interesting stories through usable interfaces. She has written articles for .net Magazine, regularly speaks at industry events and is on the Board of the Art Directors Club of Washington DC. When she is not doing any of the above you can find her enthusiastically teaching typography and web design at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.

    —Huffduffed by dConstruct

  5. Let’s See What We Can See (Everybody Online And Looking Good) by Mike Migurski and Ben Cerveny

    Piece by piece, the world is moving onto the web. "Things informationalize," as Stamen advisor Ben Cerveny puts it. How can we make sense of this new torrent of information emerging wide-eyed and blinking into the internet? Stamen’s Michal Migurski will show how information visualization is making it possible to comprehend a live, vast, and deep connected web of data, with a special focus on interactive and geographic work.

    http://2009.dconstruct.org/schedule/mikemigurski/

    Stamen partner Michal Migurski leads the technical and research aspects of Stamen’s work, moving comfortably from active participation in Stamen’s design process, designing data, prototyping applications, to creating the dynamic projects that Stamen delivers to clients.

    http://2009.dconstruct.org/schedule/bencerveny/

    Ben Cerveny is a strategic and conceptual advisor to Stamen, helping to articulate an approach toward creative visualization and to evaluate and develop potential partners and engagements relative to that vision.

    —Huffduffed by dConstruct

  6. David Holoboff - The Art of Data Visualization

    From IT Conversations: Visual data is far easier to understand and analyze than the same information in written format. Using a variety of examples that range from maps and charts to the effects of gravity on the Earth and comparisons of carbon dioxide output by country, David Holoboff gives a quick presentation about the benefits of visual data in all sectors of modern and future life.

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  7. devMode.fm // Exploring Data Visualization with d3.js

    On this episode, we talk with Amelia Wattenberger, a frontend & UX developer at Parse.ly about data visualization aka dataviz.

    We discuss the origins of dataviz, and how it can be used to tell a narrative with the immediacy and visceral connection that can be difficult to do with other…

    https://devmode.fm/episodes/exploring-data-visualization-with-d3-js

    —Huffduffed by charleroper

  8. Responsive Day Out 3: Peter, Jason, and Heydon chatting with Jeremy

    Peter Gasston, Jason Grigsby, and Heydon Pickering speaking with Jeremy Keith at the third Responsive Day Out in Brighton on June 19th.

    The Responsive Day Out is an affordable, enjoyable gathering of UK designers and developers sharing their workflow strategies, techniques, and experiences with responsive web design.

    http://responsiveconf.com/

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  9. Responsive Day Out 3: Rosie, Lyza, and Aaron chatting with Jeremy

    Rosie Campbell, Lyza Gardner, and Aaron Gustafson speaking with Jeremy Keith at the third Responsive Day Out in Brighton on June 19th.

    The Responsive Day Out is an affordable, enjoyable gathering of UK designers and developers sharing their workflow strategies, techniques, and experiences with responsive web design.

    http://responsiveconf.com/

    —Huffduffed by adactio