Scott Murray

Scott Murray

Code Artist

San Francisco, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • data visualization
  • interaction design
  • generative art
  • creative coding
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
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.

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

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

Recent Posts | All O'Reilly Posts

Recent Posts | All O'Reilly Posts

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.