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Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks

Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks Using Visualization to Understand Social Networks

We're all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis uses network visualizations to show how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you don't even know. Read more

Live from SEE#5

Live from SEE#5 Live from SEE#5

You did not make it to this years SEE Conference in Wiesbaden? No need to worry: while we enjoy the presentations from Nicholas Felton, Kent Demain, Andrew Vande Moere and others, we are busy documenting what's happening live via Twitter and you get instant updates here on Datavisualization.ch. Read more

Come to the Datavis Tweetup!

Come to the Datavis Tweetup! Come to the Datavis Tweetup!

Join the good folks from Datavisualization.ch at SEE#5 for a chat & cold beer! We hope to finally meet some of our readers finally in person. Read more

Design for America

Design for America Design for America

Sunlight Labs, a part of the Sunlight Foundation, recently announced their "Design for America" competition. It aims to connect the talents of art and design communities to the wealth of government data and to help nurture the field of information visualization. Read more

Tim Berners-Lee on Open & Linked Data

Tim Berners-Lee on Open & Linked Data Tim Berners-Lee on Open & Linked Data

In 2010 Tim Berners-Lee returned to TED to follow up his great speech about open and linked data from 2009. At this years conference Sir Berners-Lee presented some of the results that sprouted from open data. Read more

7 Conferences to Attend in 2010

7 Conferences to Attend in 2010 7 Conferences to Attend in 2010

I've compiled a small list of conferences definitely worth visiting in 2010. Events like this are a great way to see, learn, connect and be inspired. If you're lucky enough to get a ticket, be sure to let us know so we could meet up and have a chat. Read more

Call For Entries for Malofiej 18

Call For Entries for Malofiej 18 Call For Entries for Malofiej 18

The Society for News Design has published the call for entries for the 18th International Graphics Awards. The deadline is February 5th and only works that were published between January 1 and December 31, 2009 may be submitted. The winners will be announced at the closing dinner during the Infographics World Summit, on March12, 2010. Read more

Designing for Visual Efficiency

Designing for Visual Efficiency Designing for Visual Efficiency

Ryan Coleman gives a brief but inspiring presentation about the process of how we see and how that knowledge allows us to create designs that are more visually efficient. This is a nice introduction to a field every information designer should look into. Read more

Jonathan Harris’ Talk on Web Stories

Jonathan Harris’ Talk on Web Stories

Get inspired by the talk of Jonathan Harris at the 2007 Pop! Tech event – educative and entertaining, amusing and touching at the same time. Jonathan is the creator of inspiring and playful applications like "We Feel Fine" or "I Want You To Want Me". Read more

Workshop: Living With Information

Workshop: Living With Information

On October 16th 2009 the FH Potsdam will host a workshop examining questions about how information visualization influences design, architecture and technology. The workshop will be hosted by Prof. Boris Müller (esono.com) and Moritz Stefaner (well-formed-data.net). Read more

ID Symposium 09

ID Symposium 09

Communicate effectively with interactive Information Visualization – 8th Symposium for Information Design at the Media University Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

Visualizar’09 · Call for projects and papers

Visualizar’09 · Call for projects and papers

This year's Visualizar workshop by the Medialab Prado comes with a very intruiging tagline: Public Data, Data in Public. Accordingly the focus areas are Free Data for Better Science, Open data for a transparent government and Data for Public Debate. Read more

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Data visualization is still a niche and thus networking a crucial part of the daily work. Events are great to stay up-to-date with current developments as well as meeting peers and cultivate connections.

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