Google's "Big Picture" Data Visualization
- Speaker: Martin Wattenberg, Google's "Big Picture" data visualization group
- Time: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Bio:Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg lead Google’s “Big Picture” data visualization research group, which invents new ways for people to understand and explore data. They are well known for their contributions to social and collaborative visualization, and the systems they’ve created are used daily by millions of people. Viégas holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab; Wattenberg has a Ph.D. in mathematics from U.C. Berkeley. Their visualization-based artwork has been exhibited worldwide, and is part of the permanent collection of Museum of Modern Art in New York.
photo credit: Matthew Jason Warford