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Video Interview – JD Fekete talks about Jacques Bertin

Dec 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: In the Media

As you might know Jacques Bertin, the great geographer who laid the foundations of information visualization, passed away few months ago.

During the last VisWeek Jean-Daniel Fekete gave a Salute to Jacques Bertin and I was totally amazed to know all these details about him: the impact he had on our field, the way he thought about visualization, the unexplored gems hidden in his Semiology of Graphics, etc.



Journalism in the Age of Data: Visualization as a Storytelling Medium

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: In the Media

Journalism in the Age of Data¬† [stanford.edu] is a must-see documentary of about 54 minutes, ‘starring’ some of the most talented and well-known data visualization practitioners of today. The covered topics are wide, but include contemporary issues like Visualization in Journalism, Telling “Data Stories”, Exploring Data or Technology and Tools. It was produced during the [...]