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How do you represent data with sound instead of graphical properties? Is it even possible?
It turns out that it’s not only possible, but there is an entire field — called sonification — that is dedicated to representing data with sound.
In this episode we are joined by Hannah Davis, a data visualization and sonification expert, to talk about how sonification works and how she has gone about making her own amazing sonification projects, which create musical pieces based on data. Get your ears ready! This time you are not only going to listen to our voices but also to some really interesting sounds!
P.S. We’ve actually touched upon sonification once before in Data Stories. Check out our episode with Scott Hughes on the sonification of black holes.
- Moritz’s Course
- Beyond Heatmaps: Course on climate change visualization at the Digital Media program at HfK Bremen
- Listen: Apple Blossom is Shifting by Katja Striedelmeyer
- We talked about sonification once before!
- Sonification examples
- Hannah’s web site: http://www.hannahishere.com
- Hannah’s talk at Eyeo 2018
- Article: Subjective Data
- Hannah’s projects
- How folks can get started with sonification