One of the fields that is literally turned upside down these days is journalism. Newspapers and magazines have a history of many decades, their first ancestors appeared in early modern times. Now, digital publishing allows for completely new approaches to reporting.
My work throughout the past years has involved researching current trends as well as the long history of information visualisation. This research focus … More
Urban cartography has long been an authoritative matter: companies or authorities invested time, energy and money in researching the data … More
I felt honoured to be part of the jury of this year’s “Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards”. The awards’ winners … More
Almost 44 million objects. That’s how many digitised objects are available through the grand European digital library Europeana today. The … More
The Rheinische Fachhochschule in Cologne, one of the oldest of its kind in Germany, invited me to talk as part of … More
Together with Berlin-based ART+COM studios, we had the great opportunity to create several media installations for an exhibition which I thought had a genial concept: MICROPIA. Conceived as a permanent show within the zoo in Amsterdam, it presents knowledge about animals whom we share our lives with but never see – microbes.
For a few years now, Canadian-born Jer Thorp has been working on the forefront of data visualisation, creating ever new … More
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is a fascinating brand name in the museum world. Since it … More
In their quest to explore opportunities arising from the latest web technologies, Google has released a new experiment for their … More
So, as everyone talks about big data and everyone’s putting together large structured databases: How do you actually USE this … More