Scott Murray

Scott Murray

Designer, Creative Coder, Data Artist

Portland, Oregon

Areas of Expertise:

  • data visualization
  • interaction design
  • generative art
  • creative coding
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
Scott Murray is a designer, creative coder, and 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 in the Learning Group at O’Reilly Media, authored the O’Reilly title Interactive Data Visualization for the Web, and has presented two video courses on D3. Scott is also affiliated with the Visualization and Graphics Lab at the University of San Francisco, where he has taught data visualization and interaction design. He is a Senior Developer for Processing and 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.

Interactive Data Visualization for the Web Interactive Data Visualization for the Web
by Scott Murray
March 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Intermediate D3.js Intermediate D3.js
by Scott Murray
August 2015
Video: $79.99

An Introduction to d3.js: From Scattered to Scatterplot An Introduction to d3.js: From Scattered to Scatterplot
by Scott Murray
May 2014
Video: $59.99

Webcast: Creative coding with Processing for designers
November 19, 2015
In this half-hour presentation, Scott Murray introduces Processing, a free creative coding tool for artists and designers.

Webcast: From Scattered to Scatterplot in 2 Hours: An Introduction to d3.js
January 08, 2014
Confused by D3? Interested in coding data visualizations on the web, but don't know where to start? This online tutorial will have you transforming data into visual images in no time at all, starting from scratch and building an interactive scatterplot...

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.