Data into art and connecting to humans

Jun 29, 2015

Visualization tends to rest in the realm of efficiency and accuracy. From a research perspective, these are easier things to measure than say, emotion and connection to the data that a visualization represents. In decision-making and well, just overall opinion about the world we live in, social aspects of data play a significant role. The Creators Project interviewed data artists who work on this fuzzier side of insight.

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