InfoVis 2016: Project 1


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Welcome to InfoVis 2016!

Project 1 Hello: Autobiographical Data Visualization, for February 4 Design and perform a 2-minute spoken and visual presentation built from personal data and vital statistics. Initial plans/sketches due Jan 21/26.  Design and print an 8.5x11” handout (to accompany presentation) summarizing your design (using illustration, diagrams, icons, charts, tables, and minimal text)

• + • + • Each project has an associated reading/video—discussion leaders should summarize and expand, raising questions, showing examples, and leading class discussion. Readings for Jan 19:

Fundamental Principles.tufte Artistic-infovis.wattenberg How to make data look sexy, Wattenberg, Viegas Data-Driven Aesthetics, Hansen Bizarre Insights From Big Data

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Resources and examples:

info vis intro 2016

Graham Roberts' King of the Closers

The Quantified Self: Personal Pies

Victoria's Patterns of a Penn Undergrad and Synchro East Liliana's Hamburgefons Dan's t-shirts

Dave's texting habits

Brynn's Sunday Night, Monday Morning

Anam's 321 Anastaysia's Noise of Time Justin's What Would They Say?

Justin's Strings and Waves

Life, Liberty, and Mappiness Charlene Lam, Paper-based Visualization Fractions of a Second Winter Olympics

Virtual Beauty's Intro to Diagrams: Externalizing Thought NYTimes CalorieDetective Italian Hand Gestures Andreas Fischer World GDP A History of the Sky Pioneer Spacecraft Map

NapoleonsMarch 17 coldtimeline Flu data here.

Craig Venter Genome

nobel2 13.nobels, no degrees_new_layout nobel1

Giorgia Lupi John Snow's cholera map, 1854.



cnn_homeandaway Home and Away, CNN war casualty map  Stamen Design


temp-map-compos NOAA data



Art + Design Resources:

Infosthetics NYTimes Graphics Department and Talk with Duenes NYTimes 2014 Interactive Lev Manovich Casey Reas Jonathan Harris