NYTimes Data Artist Jer Thorp on Humanized Data at the Intersection of Science, Art, and Design

Maria Popova at Brain Pickings:

In his fantastic recent talk from TEDxVancouver, my friend Jer Thorp — data artist in residence at The New York Times and Brain Pickings regular — takes us on a sweeping tour of his work and ethos, living at the intersection of science, art, and design... Underpinning Jer’s examples is a powerful common thread of humanizing data and making it a living piece of our personal histories and cultural poetics.

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As a follow-up, you may be interested in the recent article from Socalbrite, 6 ways to tell your stories with data.


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