Posts Tagged "Alberto Cairo"



Poster Presentation Winners Announced for Big Data + VizUM 2019

Students, researchers, and patrons from the University of Miami, FIU, Ransom Everglades School, and the local community gathered at Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center for the combined annual Big Data Conference and VizUM Symposium, held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The event began in the Bruce & Robbi Toll Library with Poster Presentations. This was the event’s first call for posters and cash prizes were at stake! Big...

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Register Now for Big Data Conference + VizUM Symposium 12/11/2019

Register Here! (Free)   The Center for Computational Science, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences,  Miami Herbert Business School, and the School of Communication, invites you to the 4th annual Big Data Conference, joined by the annual data visualization celebration, VizUM. Participate in panel discussions on capacity building, and cybersecurity, and network with data visualization experts, south Florida...

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Data Intersections: Ethics of Data, Technology, and Design 2/13/2020

Register Now CCS is pleased to announce the guest speakers for Data Intersections 2020. Join us on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Newman Alumni Center 3:00-7:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Registration opens at 2:30 PM. Data Intersections is an annual symposium featuring speakers from the fields of data science, statistics, data journalism, and the digital humanities. The 2020 session theme is "Conversations...

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“This Hurricane Map Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means” by Alberto Cairo

  "This Hurricane Map Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: We use hurricane forecasts to warn people. Why do we misinterpret them so often?" is a motion graphic created by CCS Visualization Program Director Alberto Cairo, along with  Tala Schlossberg (NY Times Opinion Visuals Journalist), ("cone of uncertainty") which appeared online at The New York Times. The graphic explains how to interpet the typical 'cone' map, and what the...

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Alberto Cairo on Misreading Data Visualizations in Scientific American

CCS Visualization Program Director Dr. Alberto Cairo has published "Does Obesity Shorten Lives: Misreading Data Visualizations Can Reinforce Biased Perceptions" in the Public Health section of Scientific American's September 2019 issue (p. 100). The September issue is titled ‘Truth, Lies & Uncertainty: Searching for Reality in Unreal Times’. It contains articles about how deception works (and not only among humans!), how...

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