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RT @InfoPlusConf@twitter.com: We are so very much excited to announce our list of keynote speakers:

Fernanda Viégas @viegasf@twitter.com
Martin Wattenberg @wattenberg@twitter.com
Sandra Rendgen @srendgen@twitter.com
Ron Morrison @RonMorrison_@twitter.com
Chiqui Esteban @chiquiesteban@twitter.com

informationplusconference.com

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at today's interface design alumni afternoon: intruiging discussion by @plichta@twitter.com and @andreaszecher@twitter.com of the visual and sound design of @spacesofplay@twitter.com's Future Unfolding: futureunfolding.com - really want to play this now!

RT @borism@twitter.com: We have a great lineup for our alumni-afternoon tomorrow!

@spacesofplay@twitter.com will talk about their wonderful game “Future Unfolding”.

@StudioNAND@twitter.com + @moritz_stefaner@twitter.com about their project “Peak Spotting”.

The event (in German) is open for all. Start 2:00 pm.

fhp.incom.org/post/195228
twitter.com/borism/status/9863

RT @InfoPlusConf@twitter.com: One month left to submit abstracts for paper presentations and lightning talks at in Potsdam this October! informationplusconference.com/

Please note that we're in the process of setting up a diversity scholarship program. More details coming soon.
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RT @alignedleft@twitter.com: I’m formulating a plan for inclusion and diversity efforts on vis.social.

If you care about the quality of discourse on data/vis/art/design online, please review and comment:

docs.google.com/document/d/1rR
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RT @thistimeitsmimi@twitter.com: props to @BKCHarvard@twitter.com for doing the impossible: getting an artist to sum up their work in under two minutes. who knows how many references to foucault, intersectionality, and "shifting hyperlocal perspectives" had to be cut out of this footage twitter.com/BKCHarvard/status/
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RT @nathriche@twitter.com: just received notice that our data-driven storytelling book is ready to print!!! Data-Driven Storytelling (AK Peters Visualization Series) amazon.com/dp/1138197106/ref=c
twitter.com/nathriche/status/9

in 1996, @benbendc@twitter.com gave us the task by data type taxonomy (with overview first etc), but when did the very prolific, yet slightly dated triad user–data–tasks become a thing in visualization? asking for a friend

today @markiaaan@twitter.com and i spent the morning at @BG_Museum@twitter.com, where Mark-Jan presented his MA thesis on visualizing the collection uclab.fh-potsdam.de/hausmann/

discussions ensued about for provenance research and broadening access to cultural heritage

RT @zararah@twitter.com: .@ForensicArchi are looking for eyewitness video footage of the fire to build a 3D model of what happened: grenfellmediaarchive.org/
twitter.com/zararah/status/978

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Always exciting to cross that threshold when some niche thing you’ve been participating in becomes “big enough” to be validated by coverage in a mainstream news media outlet:

washingtonpost.com/news/the-sw

Congrats, team 🐘!

the mother of computing, Ada Lovelace, understood mathematics as a poetical science:
nytimes.com/interactive/2018/o

comprehensive review by @wmmna@twitter.com of the exhibition featuring (among other forms) quite a selection of critical visualization work and socially-engaged data art by @FHPotsdam@twitter.com students, alumni, colleagues: we-make-money-not-art.com/poli

does anybody have a backup copy of "Readings in information visualization – Using vision to think" (eds. Card, Mackinlay, and Shneiderman, 1999)? i only have the first chapter and the whole book is not that easy to come by…

RT @tillnm@twitter.com: Website with visualization works from my @UASMannheim@twitter.com students now including all projects from last years. infovis-mannheim.de
twitter.com/tillnm/status/9736

i'm increasingly concerned about tracking, but appreciate staying logged in with some services. does anybody know a way to shield cookies from tabs for Twitter or Google from my regular web behavior? don't want to go all incognito, cuz i like my browser history…

intriguing talk by Elena Esposito on performative power of predictive algorithms manufacturing the future by reproducing the past; machine learning should learn how to learn à la "the more you know the past, the more you can expect the future to be different"