Inspired by the work of artist Richard Nelson, a protégé of Josef Albers, I began playing with the developing code to create abstract geometric color patterns after several classes with Nelson. The idea behind these is simple – using only three hues of varying opacity, randomly selected by the program, generate geometric shapes, randomly placed […]
Kim Rees of Periscopic discusses data visualization for a Bay Area Datavis Meetup. Tech Talk: Data Visualization Meetup with Kim Rees from Yelp Studios on Vimeo.
Insightful #dataviz talk from Andy Kirk.
From the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in San Jose, a keynote from Jeffrey Heer, Co-Founder of Trifacta: “Charting a Path Forward: The Future of Data Visualization”.
Art from Dallas Museum of Art, Kimball Art Museum, and a cool moving sculpture in front of gallery on SMU campus.
Fantastic collections of art in London’s National Gallery, Tate Museum, and Courtauld Gallery. Picasso, Monet, Manet, Gaugin, Cézanne, Braque, Turner, and more. Plus a little side trip to Brew Dog.
A fun lecture from legendary information designer, Nigel Holmes. Places and Spaces: Humor in Visualization and Infographics, Nigel Homes from UM School of Architecture on Vimeo.
The 2014 Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing. Baseball, and sports in general, are a great for data visualizations and infographics since there is such an abundance of data easily available. Back in May I posted about a baseball visualization experiment to visualize the “line” on the starting pitchers for the 2014 Oakland […]
Each year for the past few years I’ve created a visualization that track the ups and downs of the top 25 college football teams as they’re ranked in the AP football poll each week using a leaderboard of slope graphs (2012, 2013). These have been static visualizations and I’ve wanted to create interactive versions since […]
Inspired by the compelling visuals from the Accurat team, I’m toying around with a new information design to visually represent pitching statistics for a baseball team’s starting pitcher rotation. For those not familiar with baseball, each Major League Baseball team has a “rotation” of 5 starting pitchers that start baseball games. The first pitcher in […]