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RT We are so very much excited to announce our list of keynote speakers:

Fernanda Viégas
Martin Wattenberg
Sandra Rendgen
Ron Morrison
Chiqui Esteban

at today's interface design alumni afternoon: intruiging discussion by and of the visual and sound design of's Future Unfolding: - really want to play this now!

RT We have a great lineup for our alumni-afternoon tomorrow! will talk about their wonderful game “Future Unfolding”. + about their project “Peak Spotting”.

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

RT One month left to submit abstracts for paper presentations and lightning talks at in Potsdam this October!

Please note that we're in the process of setting up a diversity scholarship program. More details coming soon.

RT I’m formulating a plan for inclusion and diversity efforts on

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

RT props to 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

RT just received notice that our data-driven storytelling book is ready to print!!! Data-Driven Storytelling (AK Peters Visualization Series)

in 1996, 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 and i spent the morning at, where Mark-Jan presented his MA thesis on visualizing the collection

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

RT .@ForensicArchi are looking for eyewitness video footage of the fire to build a 3D model of what happened:

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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:

Congrats, team 🐘!

the mother of computing, Ada Lovelace, understood mathematics as a poetical science:

comprehensive review by of the exhibition featuring (among other forms) quite a selection of critical visualization work and socially-engaged data art by students, alumni, colleagues:

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 Website with visualization works from my students now including all projects from last years.

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"