Scott Murray is a code artist who writes software to create data visualizations and other interactive phenomena. His work incorporates elements of interaction design, systems design, and generative art.
Scott is an Assistant Professor of Design at the University of San Francisco, where he teaches data visualization and interaction design. He is a contributor to Processing, and he teaches workshops on creative coding.
Scott earned an A.B. from Vassar College and an M.F.A. from the Dynamic Media Institute at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. His work can be seen at alignedleft.com.
d3.js is all the buzz among designers and developers making data visualizations on the web. But why? 1. D3 Doesn’t Stand for Data-Design Dictator It actually stands for Data-Driven Documents. Which is to say that, for a premier visualization … read more
Webcast: Whatever Happened to "Augmenting Human Intellect"? November 20, 2013
Join us for an interactive webcast presented by Scott Murray where we explore the fundamental role of data visualization is to express information in a form more palatable to human perception than rows and columns of raw values.
Webcast: Data Visualization - The Value of Process March 20, 2013
This webcast talk presented by Scott Murray author of Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, will introduce ideas from conceptual art, connecting them to the daily challenges faced by data visualizers working with code.
Webcast: Engaging Audiences with Data Visualization February 13, 2013
Join us for a hands-on webcast presented by Scott Murray author of Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, as he guides you through the framework of three avenues of engagement: aesthetic, narrative, and interactive.