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Visualizing the News Nerd Conference Known as #NICAR18

I’m in the United States this week to attend the annual news nerd conference known as NICAR, a diverse gathering of reporters, editors and developers (and others) focused on storytelling with data. I look forward to it like Christmas. I get to return to the United States, see old friends, learn new skills and drink Diet Coke, which is nearly impossible to find in South Korea, where I work as...

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eyeo community visualizations

The eyeo festival and the community around it has a very special place in my heart. When Dave Schroeder announced the team was editing a book to celebrate the fifth anniversary, my immediate thought was to use this opportunity to follow up on an old idea, which I had been kicking around for a while (also with a few friends) — mapping the community around this arts-tech-creative-code-datavis thing. What are...

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VIS 2014

I long, long resisted going to IEEE VIS, but this year, it’s about time. I’ll moderate a panel featuring top notch speakers: Tariq, Scott, Matteo, Greg and I will try to shed some light on what it’s like to work with and publish data in the NGO context, and how we can improve! This should be interesting. Check out the (simple) announcement video here: The other thing I am really...

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Reflections about the Open Knowledge Conference 2013

After Heslinki, the 2013 edition of the OkCon, gracefully organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation and Lift, was held in Geneva this September. Raising the questions of how to broaden and deepen open data but also connect its ecosystem, the conference offered the view of many experts in various fields as science, culture, governance, technology or business, all concerned by open data. I’d like to share with you a few...

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OKCon 2013

On September 16th to 18th, Geneva will host OKCon 2013, the biggest annual Open Knowledge Conference, bringing together representatives from a wide range of UN agencies and public administrations with technology activists, civic entrepreneurs and data-driven designers. The line-up of speakers this year includes Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation), John Ellis (CERN and Kings College, London), Chris Vein (World Bank) and Victoria Stodden (Columbia University). Beside the sessions of talks and...

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Review of the SEE#8 Conference

For this year’s SEE#8 Conference we headed off to Wiesbaden’s Schlachthof where the annual event would take place. The conference with its approximately 900 participants had a lineup of 8 speakers worth getting excited about. The Speakers The conference was opened by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich who shared an insightful analysis of consumer behavior and media philosophy. The second speaker up was Pablo Vio, Creative Director at Jam3, a visualization agency...

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13 Conferences to attend in 2013

We’ve compiled a small list of conferences definitely worth visiting in 2013. Events like this are a great way to see, learn, connect and be inspired. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket, be sure to let us know so we could meet up and have a chat. Lift Conference 2013 6-8 February 2013 CICG, Geneva, Switzerland http://liftconference.com/lift13 Lift is one of Europe’s leading technology and innovation events exploring the business-...

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