I hope everyone enjoyed their tryptophan naps after a healthy Thanksgiving dinner :)
We are happy to announce we will be hosting an exciting new speaker in Robert Kosara. Robert publishes regularly, and is a researcher for Tableau, and maintains close ties with the Computer Science division at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Find more on his website eagereyes.org. In his own words:
"Information visualization is a very applied field that prides itself on its useful real-world applications. At the same time, it is missing a culture of reflection that would allow us to distill deeper knowledge from individual systems. Such knowledge would be easier to transfer between systems and also provide a stronger foundation for the field."
We are also happy to present the work of our DVDC members who've taken time to gather data about the holidays and build a series of interesting and funny data visualizations.
• 6:30pm - Doors open, networking
• 7:00pm - Introductions
• 7:15pm - PART 1: Holiday Visualizations
• 7:45pm - PART 2: Visual Storytelling
• 8:45pm - Data Drinks!