Posts Tagged "Data Visualization"



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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Spatial+ Data Visualization Inaugural Meeting 2/23/2018

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the Spatial+ Data Visualization Group. The mission of the Spatial+ Data Visualization Group is to provide GIS and Visualization professionals, educators, enthusiasts, and other users with opportunities to exchange information and ideas, share best practices, and stay up to date with the latest tools, approaches, and more. Lunch will be provided. This Meeting is full, but you may meet the group at...

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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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Women in Tech Careers Mentoring Lunch, Thursday 11/12/2015

  Join us for a networking event with the speakers from our 2nd VizUM Annual Symposium Fernanda Viegas PhD and Martin Wattenberg PhD of Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group, plus UM faculty in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Successful women from different backgrounds will be a part of this event, and can questions about your career goals. As co-leaders of Google's "Big Picture" data...

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CCS Resources Overview

Learn About the Center for Computational Science's Mission and Vision  February 12, 2:00-3:00 PM School of Business Administration Stubblefield Room 208 The University of Miami's Center for Computational Science (CSS) is at the heart of data research, big and otherwise on all three campuses and beyond. The center hosts one of the largest, centralized, academic cyber infrastructures in the country, providing the research community with...

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