I suspect that many of us at eyeo might find it more comfortable to be alone in the woods, contemplating inner narratives and visions, as opposed to hanging out with 600 strangers. eyeo is a wonderful exception to this. When … Continue reading
General Assemb.ly recently hosted a panel discussion on data visualization practices with Scott Murray, Rachel Binx, Mike Bostock, and Tom Carden. These illustrated notes from the event by Jeremy Sypniewski are very nicely done. It’s nice to see variety in … Continue reading
I was never trained in art but I think in three dimensions, and so I can draw three dimensional geometric solids on paper. Your basic cubes, spheres, tetrahedrons, and extruded polygons are easy. Architectural and urban scenes are manageable without … Continue reading
Written for Visual.ly Growing up in the Midwest, I experienced something that those born and living in sunny California have not: seasons. A Midwestern July, for example, is incredibly hot and sticky, approaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit and humid. During summer, … Continue reading
The Overlap is an annual peer-to-peer gathering of people who believe that interesting things happen at the edges and intersections between disciplines, and that these overlaps are at the core of innovation. This year was my second time, and the … Continue reading
This is someone else’s thought, but it’s unmissable. Bret shows five mind-opening examples of tools that provide real-time visual feedback. He also frames a way to live life not by identifying with a skill, but by identifying with a principle, … Continue reading
Our current (natural) selection of taste buds isn’t suited for a world filled with artificial foods that can deliver a wallop of sugar without any essential fiber. What if being unhealthy tasted bad?
This 19 year old, Alex Banayan, has some good words on the matter.. People tend to get the words humble and modest mixed up. Humbleness is an internal sense of gratitude whereas modesty is a facade of meekness. At that … Continue reading