Tune in live to Data Visualization and Infographics meetup

Posted to News, Visualization  |  Nathan Yau

The NY Data Visualization and Infographics meetup is about to start, and you can tune in to the livecast below. It’s 4:20pm PST right now, so they’ll probably be starting soon. They’ve got a good speaking lineup, so it should be interesting.

Update: They’re having audio issues. If you listen only with your left ear bud, it’s kind of bearable.


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