019  |  With Santiago Ortiz

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Hi Folks,

We have Santiago Ortiz with us today. Santiago has an impressive array of data visualization projects he has been pouring out during the last year and a very unique style. See for yourself in his portfolio website: http://moebio.com/. We talk about the Tapestry Conference, mathematics, the business of data visualization and much much more. Enjoy it!

Chapters

00:00:00 Start
00:00:01 Intro: our guest today: Santiago Ortiz (@moebio)
00:01:55 Tapestry conference
00:08:40 Santiago: how it all began: Flash, math and teaching
00:11:34 Bestiario
00:13:23 Impure/Quadrigram
00:14:17 Freelance since 2012
00:17:12 Yay for self-inititated projects!
00:20:56 Knowledge visualization
00:25:11 “Santiago style”
00:26:36 Client work
00:31:18 Tools, frameworks, open source
00:40:52 On process
00:51:47 Non-information-based projects
00:55:23 The role of math
01:06:41 Regional differences in the data visualization scenes?
01:17:13 Wrapping it up

Episode’s Links

Tapestry Conference
Scott McCloud
Pat Hanrahan
Nigel Holmes
Enrico’s live notes from tapestry
Jonathan Corum’s slides

Santiago and his work
his portfolio: http://moebio.com/
his past company: http://www.bestiario.org/
Lostalgic (ABC’s LOST TV show): http://intuitionanalytics.com/other/lostalgic/
Love is patient (merging faces with voronoi shapes): http://moebio.com/loveispatient/
http://moebio.com/research/faces/

Processing library
giCenterUtils: http://gicentre.org/utils/

Vis people with math background
Jason Davies: http://www.jasondavies.com/
Jen Lowe: http://www.datatelling.com/

Hilbert Curves and Vis
Wikipedia page on HC
Martin Wattemberg’s Jigsaw Maps
Daniel Keim’s Pixel-Oreinted Visualizations