Posts Tagged "Visualization"



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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Viz Lab Construction is Complete!

Construction on the new CCS Visualization Laboratory on the 3rd floor of the Ungar Building is now complete, and the 3D and 2D display are working. This new tool will transform understanding through immersion (scale), stereoscopy (depth perception), and interactivity (tracking).  Training sessions will be offered on how to use the displays and a scheduling calendar has been created to handle booking the room, as well as a unique email...

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The push for open data has prompted the release of countless datasets. But the raw data alone can’t adequately serve the public. After all, it’s hard to imagine the average person investing the time—or possessing the skills—to make meaningful sense of a massive spreadsheet. That’s where the media comes in. Whenever possible, journalists should provide a way for every reader to explore the data and gain insights. Forget linking to...

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Viz Lab 3D Display is Working!

  The new CCS Visualization Laboratory on the 3rd floor of the Ungar Building is still under construction, but the 3D display is up and working. This new tool will transform understanding through immersion (scale), stereoscopy (depth perception), and interactivity (tracking).  Stay tuned for further updates on completion. CCS is "Building a Better...

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