Scott Murray

Data Visualization - The Value of Process

Date: This event took place live on March 20 2013

Presented by: Scott Murray

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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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.

The spheres of art and design are quite concerned with process, and the practice of data visualization should be no different. The design process is critical, but so is the process through which the audience interacts with our work, as well as the mapping process — expressed in code — of translating data values into visuals.

About Scott Murray

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

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