Welcome to InfoVis 2016!
Hello: Autobiographical Data Visualization, for February 4
Design and perform a 2-minute spoken and visual presentation built from personal data and vital statistics.
Initial plans/sketches due Jan 21/26.
Design and print an 8.5×11” handout (to accompany presentation) summarizing your design (using illustration, diagrams, icons, charts, tables, and minimal text)
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Each project has an associated reading/video—discussion leaders should summarize and expand, raising questions, showing examples, and leading class discussion.
Readings for Jan 19:
How to make data look sexy, Wattenberg, Viegas
Data-Driven Aesthetics, Hansen
Bizarre Insights From Big Data
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More Selected Projects
Resources and examples:
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Graham Roberts’ King of the Closers
The Quantified Self: Personal Pies
Victoria’s Patterns of a Penn Undergrad and Synchro East
Dave’s texting habits
Brynn’s Sunday Night, Monday Morning
Anastaysia’s Noise of Time
Justin’s What Would They Say?
Justin’s Strings and Waves
Life, Liberty, and Mappiness
Charlene Lam, Paper-based Visualization
Fractions of a Second Winter Olympics
Virtual Beauty’s Intro to Diagrams: Externalizing Thought
Italian Hand Gestures
Andreas Fischer World GDP
A History of the Sky
Pioneer Spacecraft Map
Flu data here.
John Snow’s cholera map, 1854.
Home and Away, CNN war casualty map Stamen Design
Art + Design Resources:
NYTimes Graphics Department and Talk with Duenes
NYTimes 2014 Interactive