Posts Tagged "Visualization"



MICROSOFT profiles CCS Visualization Director Alberto Cairo in “Show, don’t tell”

Thomas Kohnstamm's interview is entitled "Show, don't tell: Alberto Cairo, Power BI & the rise of data journalism" (what is Power BI).  This comes on the heels of his event (the first) Digital Humanities + Data Journalism Symposium, held September 29-October 1, 2016, here at UM. Kohnstamm's article illuminates the history of Visualization as visualizations themselves help to illuminate the rise of this fascinating approach....

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Viz UM 3rd Annual Symposium 11/10/16 features Colin Ware & Martin Krzywinski

The Viz UM 3rd Annual Symposium will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146.  Our guests speakers are Colin Ware and Martin Krzywinski. REGISTER FOR FREE: http://tiny.cc/14dpfy   COLIN WARE   Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping   |  University of New Hampshire Colin Ware specializes in applying theories of...

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XSEDE16 Conference in Miami 7/17-21/16 opens Visualization Gallery to the Public

EVENT: Scientists, engineers, social scientists, and humanists around the world—many of them at colleges and universities—use advanced digital resources and services every day. Things like supercomputers, collections of data, and new tools are critical to the success of those researchers, who use them to make our lives healthier, safer, and better. XSEDE (Extreme Science Engineering and Discovery Environment) integrates these...

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2nd VizUM Annual Symposium, Thursday 11/12/2015

The Center for Computational Science, the School of Communication and the College of Arts and Sciences are thrilled to bring you the second VizUM Annual Symposium, a data visualization celebration at the University of Miami. Speakers this year are each a pioneer in this field, their vision drove products and styles we see around us daily, and they continue to forge new ground in this domain.   Lynn Cherny, PhD, MPhil, co-founder of...

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‘Indignant Minnesotans’ remind journalists that data can hurt

Minnesotans got a bitter lesson on the limits of data this week when the Washington Post’s Wonkblog published a map ranking every county in the US by “scenery and climate.” Reporter Christopher Ingraham built the graphic with data from the 1999 “natural amenities index,” a list based on climate, topography, and water. The North Star state didn’t fare well, with all but two of its 87 counties rating low on the list. (Red Lake County...

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