Episode #16: What Was Big in 2012 and What Is Coming in 2013

Happy New Year Friends!

We invited a few experts in a Google Hangout to discuss what was big in 2012 and what will happen in 2013. We have Andrew Vande Moere from Infosthetics, Andy Kirk from Visualisingdata and Bryan Connor from The Why Axis.

Chapters Breakdown:

00:00:00 Intro
00:01:22 Our guests: Andrew Vande Moere from http//infosthetics.com
00:02:07 Andy Kirk from visualisingdata.com
00:03:07 Bryan Connor from the Why Axis
00:03:51 What was big in 2012 and what is coming 2013
00:04:05 More education and training
00:05:05 Technical issues…
00:06:05 More general interest in learning data visualization
00:07:01 Mike Bostock and d3
00:07:55 Alberto Cairo’s online infographics course
00:09:06 Mike Bostock and d3 again :)
00:10:32 Integrated print <-> interactive workflows
00:11:28 Democratization
00:14:58 Academic trends?
00:15:40 Visualization as a tool for communication
00:21:02 The human touch
00:22:39 Storytelling: people are actually doing it now
00:25:10 Woops – there he goes…
00:25:28 Tools for storytelling
00:26:30 So-called “network problems”
00:27:07 Snow Fall by NYT
00:31:49 More tools for storytelling and the return of “multimedia”
00:33:03 More case studies and behind the scenes reports
00:35:11 Less blogging in 2012?
00:42:46 Santiago Ortiz — @moebio
00:43:41 emoto
00:44:58 Real-time data visualization
00:49:28 Reaching wider audiences
00:50:14 Conferences, marathons, competitions
00:54:22 Simon Scarr
00:55:15 Wishes for 2013
01:01:05 Guest wishes for 2013

Mentioned Links:

d3
http://d3js.org
http://bost.ocks.org/mike/

Democratization of infographics
http://www.re.vu
http://visualize.me
http://visual.ly
http://venngage.com
https://www.vizify.com/
http://www.easel.ly/
http://infogr.am/

Visualization as a tool for communication
http://www.aviz.fr/bayes - visualization for bayesian reasoning

The human touch
http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/1274/ - sketchy rendering
http://nathaliemiebach.com
http://itsbeenreal.co.uk
http://www.densitydesign.org

Narratives
https://popcorn.webmaker.org
sStory by EJ Fox

Snow Fall
http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/

Less blogging?
http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/blog/?p=644

Santiago Ortiz
http://moebio.com

emoto
http://blog.emoto2012.org

Realtime data visualization
http://hint.fm/wind/

Reaching wider audiences
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2012/may/08/gay-rights-united-states

Conferences
visualized, eyeo, visualizing marathon, information is beautiful award…

Simon Scarr
https://twitter.com/SimonScarr

Have fun and Happy New Year!!!

5 thoughts on “Episode #16: What Was Big in 2012 and What Is Coming in 2013

  1. This way of selecting a part of the podcast is great. Could you do it with previous recordings (particularly Jeff Heer’s)?
    Thanks and congratulations, great job!

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