Nick Diakopoulos

Data Visualization for Tablets and Touch Screens

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Data Visualization for Tablets and Touch Screens

At the end of 2012, comScore estimated there were 52.4 million tablet owners in the U.S.; Apple sold another 19.5 ... keep reading
The Art of Data Visualization

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The Art of Data Visualization

PBS digital studios recently released a short video on data visualization. It does a great job of explaining what ... keep reading
The Future of Museums in an Online World

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The Future of Museums in an Online World

With the likes of Google Art Project and the cooperation of museums worldwide, entire art collections are headed online ... keep reading
5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

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5 Art and Design Themes that Aren’t Going Away

The New Museum‘s second biennial Ideas City Streetfest inundated New York City’s Bowery area with ... keep reading
“Creative” Things Designers Do: Line Chart Edition

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“Creative” Things Designers Do: Line Chart Edition

In the past three weeks, we’ve been running a series on the tweaks that designers do to charts to make them fit ... keep reading
Is Cartography Dead?

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Is Cartography Dead?

People sometimes ask me if cartography is dead. Students wonder if they should pick something else to stake a career ... keep reading
Reporting From CHI 2013

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Reporting From CHI 2013

Data visualization often falls under the field of Human Computer Interaction, but HCI contains much more than data ... keep reading
The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

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The Hierarchy of Designer Skills

When I evaluate a designer for potential inclusion into the Visually Marketplace, I have very little time to assess ... keep reading
A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

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A Twitter Tour of Tate Museum’s ‘Lichtenstein: A Retrospective’

For one semester as an undergraduate student at Oberlin College, a real Roy Lichtenstein print hung above my dormroom ... keep reading
Our Strange Cosmetic Lives

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Our Strange Cosmetic Lives

It’s a fact: human beings have imperfections. But that doesn’t mean they have to like them; not when covering, ... keep reading