A podcast on data and how it affects our lives
Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner discuss the latest developments in data analytics, visualization and related topics.
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Randall Munroe is the mastermind behind the xkcd webcomics which have zillions of fans around the globe. In his stick figure cartoons and hilarious mini-stories, he comments on complicated scientific issues. Over the years, Randall has also created a number of data-heavy visualizations. Some of them tackle pressing issues such as climate change, while others mock conventions of visualization such as map projections or chart types.
We have climate scientist Ed Hawkins on the show to talk about climate visualization. Ed is the person behind the famous Climate Spirals and Climate Stripe visualizations, both of which have a made a huge impact beyond the climate science community.
We have digital artist Nicholas Rougeux on the show to talk about his beautiful data art projects and the processes he follows. Nicholas created numerous iconic pieces with an extraordinary attention to details, such as "Seeing Music"...
We have Federica Cocco and John Burn-Murdoch on the show to talk about their new Financial Times visualization series called Data Crunch. The series features Federica and John having a data-driven conversation about some social or economic trend while aided by graphs and charts. It's a new way of doing data visualization...
We have Matt Daniels on the show again. He is founder and CEO of The Pudding, a collective of journalist-engineers that create visual essays that explain ideas debated in culture. Their pieces are incredibly engaging, somewhat witty and always stunning from the visual point of view.
[Our podcast is fully listener-supported. That’s why you don’t have to listen to ads! Please consider becoming a supporter on Patreon or sending us a one-time donation through Paypal. And thank you!] We have Evan Peck on the show to talk about the research he and his students recently published on "Data Is Personal". The study consists of 42 interviews made in rural Pennsylvania to see how people from different educational backgrounds ranked a set of various data visualizations.