Bill Rapp '15 has penned a blog post on Medium about " Why Charting The Journey Is Just As Important As Charting The Data." In it, he explores the mindset behind how to design data visualizations for maximum impact. Bill is now principal at Signal2Noise LLC, which provides web design, programming, and visualization services.
Samantha French '15 won the first Extreme Arts Internship for summer 2015. The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute / MICA Extreme Arts Program is a new initiative that encourages collaboration among artists and researchers to examine data, interpret outcomes, and translate results from extreme events in new ways.
Marianne Siblini '14 is partner of Base Three Creative Studio in Washington, D.C. working with clients such as The World Bank and Lebanese American University.
Kevin Ripka '14 will begin teaching this fall at the University of Iowa Journalism School as an Assistant Professor of Data Visualization and Design.
Mike Taylor '13 works at a cultural research and geography company called Courage Services in Arlington, VA. He began his career there as a cartographer, but became a full-time developer upon graduation.
Jonathan Schwabish is a Senior Research Associate in The Urban Institute's Income and Benefits Policy Center. His research includes such areas as earnings and income inequality, immigration, disability insurance, retirement security, data measurement, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and other aspects of public policy.
MICA is a proud sponsor of Jon's PolicyViz podcast. Check out these episodes:
Irene Ros, Information Visualization Researcher and Developer, Bocoup
Teaching Data Visualization Tamara Munzner, University of British Columbia Marti Hearst, University of California, Berkeley Eytan Adar from the University of Michigan Robert Kosara, Tableau Software and EagerEyes.org
Jon Acampora, Excel MVP who runs the very popular Excel Campus website
Discussion on Open Data David Eads, data reporter and web builder, NPR Chris Whong, civic hacker and web developer Sharon Paley, deputy director, Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence Andrew Nebus, independent IT Digital Strategy Consultant Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec, Discussion about their year of "Dear Data," an analog data visualization project