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“Linie, Zeichen, Fläche: Informationsgrafik als Schnittstelle”, Talk at Meetup “Visual Systems” at Staatsbibliothek Berlin, February 16th, 2021 “Viz in the Wild—What does history teach us about crafting great visualizations?” Keynote at Data Fest (Tbilisi/Online), December 15th, 2020 “The Treasure Hunt. Defining the Rules of Data Viz.” Talk at S-H-O-W Conference (Utrecht/Online), November 27th, 2020 Data Kolumna – Digital Salon of Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society: Panel discussion on the state of data journalism (in German) with Prof. Wiebke Loosen (Communications & media researcher) and Elena Erdmann (Data journalist at ZEIT ONLINE). May 27th, 2020 (video on Facebook) “Mind the Gap. Investigations into the Nature of Information Visualisation.” Keynote Talk at cyber conference What is Information?, University of Oregon, April 30th, 2020 “A conversation on historical data visualization: Manuel Lima, Michael Friendly and Sandra Rendgen”, Webinar. April 24th, 2020 ( Youtube) “Back to the Future. A very very brief history of information visualisation.” Talk at Berlin Data Vis Meetup, February 18th, 2020. “Seeing the Invisible: Visualization, Machine Learning and Storytelling”. Talk at Data Natives Conference, Berlin, November 25th, 2019. “Inventing the Future, One Visualisation At a Time.” Talk at #20, August 15th, 2019. idalab seminar “Teaming Up, Scaling Down. Models of Collaboration in the History of Infovis.” Talk at IC 2019, Hilversum, October 11th, 2019 (with Michael Stoll). “The History of Information Graphics.” Talk at 27th Malofiej conference, Pamplona, March 28th, 2019 (with Michael Stoll). “Inventing the future, one visualisation at a time.” Keynote talk at Information+ conference, Potsdam, October 21st, 2018. “Show, Don’t Tell. Visual Storytelling für Leute mit Köpfchen.” Workshop with communication designers, MPM2 Mainz, September 14, 2017 (with Ole Häntzschel). “Where Are We Headed?” Lightning talk at interdisciplinary workshop on the current state of diagrammatic research, Humboldt-University Berlin, March 9, 2017. “Suddenly this Overview. Remarks on the Future(s) of the Atlas.” Talk at interdisciplinary workshop The Future(s) of the Atlas, Institut für Länderkunde Leipzig, June 9, 2016. “Data Flow. Truth and Beauty in Data Visualization.” Workshop with business analysts, Axel-Springer-Verlag, December 9, 2015 (with Susanne Jaschko). “Mind the Gap. Transforming Knowledge into Visual Representations.” Keynote at Visualizing Knowledge Academic Symposium, University of Helsinki, September 11, 2015. “Age-old, brand-new. Visualizing knowledge through the centuries.” Keynote at Visualizing Knowledge Conference, Helsinki, September 10, 2015. “Data Visualization in the Age of Big Data: A Tale of Truth and Beauty.” Lecture at Rheinische Fachhochschule Cologne, April 23, 2015. “A Cartography of Flux. The Fifty Maps of Minard.” Talk at 22nd Malofiej Conference, Pamplona, March 26, 2015. “Smart Worlds. Infographics and the Visual Norm.” Talk at Infographics Conference 15, Zeist, March 11, 2015. “And Then What? Storytelling in Data Visualization.” Talk at Visualized.io conference, Berlin, October 5, 2013. Articles
“Beauty in Code. Graphic Design and the Aesthetics of Automation.” Book chapter in: (London: CentreCentre, 2020): 63-68. Print Punch. Artefacts from the Punch Card Computing Era. “Selektive Genauigkeit. Präzisionsentscheidungen in den Flow Maps von Charles Joseph Minard .” Book chapter in: Bruhn, Matthias; Hillnhütter, Sara (eds.), Bilder der Präzision. Praktiken der Verfeinerung in Technik, Kunst und Wissenschaft (Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2018): 249-257. “Grossformat” with Nigel Holmes. Article in Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 24th, 2018. “Erklär es mit der Augapfelsine.” Article in Süddeutsche Zeitung, October 2nd, 2017. “Im Raum der tausend Stimmen. Kartografie als kollektiver Wissenspeicher.” Book chapter in: Klaus-Dieter Lehmann (ed.), Mein Ort in Deutschland. (Munich: Hueber Publishing, 2016): 14-18. “Verhalten Sie sich normal! Eine Schau über die Erfassung menschlicher Daten.” Article in Süddeutsche Zeitung, March 14th, 2016. “Stenografie eines Lebens. Nicholas Feltons Article in Feltron-Reports.“ Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 9th, 2016. “Die bewegliche Stadt.”Article in Süddeutsche Zeitung, January 2nd, 2016. “Auf den zweiten Klick.”Article in Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 15th, 2015. “The Fifty Maps of Minard.”Book chapter in: Malofiej 22. International Infographic Awards (Pamplona: SND-E, 2015): 76-89. “Data provides insight, doesn’t it?”Op-ed in Observe. The Odgers Berndtson Global Magazine (Issue 01, 2015): 40.