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RT Working in the field of urban data vis and attending this year's in Berlin. There are still three weeks left before the deadline for our urban data vis workshop. Looking forward seeing you in Berlin.

RT Dear Minard lovers, we're almost there: writing, editing & layout done, the cover ready, the book available for pre-order on Amazon: … … Due out November 6. I so hope you will like it! w/ &

congrats,, for new gig at and this start!

1) animating China's urban rapid urbanization over the last 30 years

2) spelling out the xenophobia between the lines of a political speech

RT 💯 Very exciting to see the number of submissions going up. We just received the 100th entry to .

Keep them coming! There is still some hours in the day :)

“Data cannot transcend the lively and contradictory social worlds that it measures. If data is to act then it needs ultimately to be brought back into those generative social contexts”

7 days until submissions are due for !

share your latest and greatest info design and visualization work in context of (but not limited to) environment, advocacy, law, health, advocacy, cultural heritage, digital humanities & data journalism

RT She’s on the horizon:
I go two steps, she moves two steps away.
I walk ten steps, and the horizon runs ten steps ahead.
No matter how much I walk, I’ll never reach her.
What good is Utopia?
That’s what:
it’s good for walking.
—Ed Galeano

RT Ready, set, go! The submission system for the Arts Program is now open. Instructions and details are here: Looking forward to receiving a new lot of amazing submissions!

RT We are proud to announce the Information+ diversity scholarship that aims to increase participation by underrepresented or historically marginalized groups:

RT 20 days left to submit abstracts for paper presentations and lightning talks in Potsdam October 19–21 alongside amazing keynote speakers!

RT New writing! Mashups and Matters of Concern: Generative Approaches to Digital Collections; part of our issue Remaking Collections. Shout-outs to

RT with a slight delay, the videos of last summer's talks are now online:

- Textanalyse & Visualisierung (Evelyn Gius)
- Dialogues with Data (Matthew Battles, Jessica Yurkofsky, Sarah Newman)
- White Cube, Black Box, PolyCube (Florian Windhager)

RT Am 2. Mai veranstalten wir vom einen Workshop im mit Artist Talk von (NY) und Panel Discussion mit jeder Menge spannender Leute //

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

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