Data Stories

Data Stories

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A podcast on data and how it affects our lives — with Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner


104 | Visualization Literacy in Elementary School with Basak Alper and Nathalie Riche  

We have Basak Alper and Nathalie Riche on the show to talk about "C'est La Vis," their project dedicated to teaching visualization to elementary school kids.

103 | Explorable Explanations with Nicky Case  

We have Nicky Case on the show to talk about "explorable explanations," interactive simulations that help people understand complex issues.

102 | Understanding Comics and Visual Storytelling with Scott McCloud  

We have famous cartoonist and comics theorist Scott McCloud to talk about making comics, storytelling, virtual reality and what vis people can learn from comics.

101 | Surprise Maps with Michael Correll and Jeff Heer  

We talk with Michael Correll and Jeff Heer about their new Surprise Maps: maps that display surprise about a dataset rather than the raw data itself.

100 | Data Stories 100!!!  

Data Stories celebrates its 100th episode! We review some of the most successful episodes, talk about the major categories of episodes, and recollect some funny moments from recording the show. We also have a surprise segment where we reveal the "behind the scenes" of Data Stories.

99 | Data Visualization at Capital One with Kim Rees and Steph Hay  

We have Kim Rees and Steph Hay on the show to talk about Kim's new position as Head of Data Visualization at Capital One.

98  |  Data Sketches with Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu  

We meet Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu to talk about their 12-months collaboration Data Sketches.

97 | Calling Bullshit with Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West  

Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West, two professors at the University of Washington, talk about their new course on "Calling Bullshit".

96 | Innovation from Research with Jarke Van Wijk  

We have Jarke Van Wijk from Eindhoven University of Technology on the show to talk about the many innovative visualizations developed in his lab.

95 | Challenges of Being a Vis Professional in Industry with Elijah Meeks  

This week, we have Elijah Meeks on the show to talk about the state of data visualization jobs in the industry.

94 | Uncertainty and Trumpery with Alberto Cairo  

We have Alberto Cairo from the University of Miami on the show to talk about partisanship and rhetoric, visualizing uncertainty and risk, cognitive biases, and much more.

93 | OddityViz with Valentina D’Efilippo and Miriam Quick  

We have designer Valentina D’Efilippo and researcher Miriam Quick on the show to talk about their recent project OddityViz, a series of data visualizations of "Space Oddity," the famous song of David Bowie.

92 | A Tribute to Hans Rosling  

We asked 5 visualization experts to record an audio snippet to talk about how Hans Rosling influenced and impacted their work.

91 | Visualizing Data with RAW  

We have on the show three funders of RAW, the open-source interactive data visualization tool, to talk about their experience developing and promoting a data visualization application.

90 | Beyond the Chart with Brendan Dawes  

We have Brendan Dawes on the show to talk about his amazing data art installations.

89  |  Data Vis Around the World in 2016  

In this 2016 year review episode, we interview 6 visualization experts from 6 different countries. There is a lot to learn about data visualization around the world! Wishing a Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year to all our listeners!

88 | Re-designing Visualizations on #MakeoverMonday with Andy Kriebel and Andy Cotgreave  

We have Andy Kriebel, Head Coach at The Information Lab, and Andy Cotgreave, Technical Evangelist at Tableau, on the show to talk about their social web series, #MakeoverMonday, in which people redesign an existing visualization every week.

87 | VizKidz: Books on Data Visualization for Kids  

We have Abigail Ricarte and Liv Buli on the show to talk about their Kickstarter project, VizKidz, an illustrated book series to teach kids about data visualization.

86 | Highlights from IEEE VIS’16 with Jessica Hullman and Robert Kosara  

Enrico meets Jessica Hullman and Robert Kosara at IEEE VIS'16 conference to talk about the main highlights.

85 | Machine Bias with Jeff Larson  

Jeff Larson from ProPublica joins us to talk about his work on bias found in automated algorithms that compute the recidivism scores of convicted criminals.

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