Data Visualization

The Functional Art of Alberto Cairo. Shaping data to generate opinions

We had the opportunity to interview Alberto Cairo, designer and journalist, and author of ”The functional Art. An introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization", during a series of presentations called "The Exhibitionist" he delivered in Milan at the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia, at the beginning of May... READ MORE...

Mariko Mori & Thomas Goetz

The Adobe Museum of Digital Media (AMDM) has announced its 2011 fall exhibition schedule. On Nov. 9, 2011, AMDM will launch "Journey to Seven Light Bay", a new exhibition by Mariko Mori, curated by Tom Eccles. On Sept. 13, 2011, AMDM launched "InForm: Turning Data into Meaning", curated by Thomas Goetz, executive editor of Wired Magazine.... READ MORE...

Public 2.0: The Era of information openess

In recent years significant changes in the technological, social and media landscapes have redrawn relationships between cultural producers of all stripes and the people previously called readers, audiences and users. In parallel with this, unprecedented amounts of information have entered the public domain as a result of both top-down policy pressures and 'bottom-up' social activism. This process in turn has given birth to new cultural movements, opportunities for creativity, forms of information visualisation, and modes of content production.... READ MORE...

Manuel Lima. Mapping The Information Space

In the contemporary media scenario always more information is produced, managed and shared through digital channels, with the consequent production of a huge quantity of data which end up piling up and stratifying in the enormous container which is the Net. To trace tracks, outlines allowing to enhance - in between art and science - trends, connections or configurations within this digital chaos, is today one of the main aims of Information Visualization, and that of Manuel Lima - interaction designer, architect and researcher - is one of the most authoritative voices in the present-day research scenario on this theme. Member of the Royal Society of Arts, he was named by Creativity Magazine 'among the 50 most influential and creative minds of 2009'.... READ MORE...

Habemus Data. Digital Culture And Free Information

A close step far from the counter-reformation of the 'gag law', stirred by the fear of our politicians who are frightened of losing control on the information flow or of a excessive overexposure of privacy and details, we caught the opportunity to go back on the matter of Open Data. But what has Open data got to do with the 'problem' of interceptions and 'bugs' of public and private world?... READ MORE...

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