Visualising Data

A session at Web Directions @media 2011

Thursday 26th May, 2011

1:40pm to 2:35pm (GMT)

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is estimated to produce 15 petabytes of data per year. This is difficult to store let alone understand!

With connected devices quickly out numbering connected people, we are soon going to be swamped with data. Visualising the constant stream of information we are collecting so that it can be better understood is going to be a critical task.

In this presentation, I’ll walk you through a quick overview of some basic chart and graph design, then look at how easy it is to write some quick scripts in your favourite language to produce beautiful graphics. SVG is an under-​​rated technology, but it can be created programmatically and quickly to visualise data.

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Brian Suda

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Time 1:40pm2:35pm GMT

Date Thu 26th May 2011

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  • A Practical Guide to Designing with Data

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