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Interview with Amanda Cox
In this conversation Miguel talks with Amanda Cox about making information visualizations at The New York Times. Concepts covered include the importance of sketching with data, iterating/prototyping quickly, and being goal oriented in your design(s).
amanda_cox  nytgfx  forsnd 
february 2013 by tysone
Worth a Thousand Words: Inside the 'NYT' Graphics Department
Words are not enough—but in some ways, they're more important than ever. That's the main takeaway from this Gestalten TV profile of the graphics department at The New York Times.
nytgfx  nytimes  design  data  visualization  forsnd 
april 2012 by tysone
Substratum Interviews Amanda Cox
"When you can help to clarify something complicated, that’s a worthwhile endeavor and that’s the part that I think is the most fun."
amanda_cox  nytgfx  forsnd 
december 2011 by tysone
Video: Shan Carter at the Data Visualization Meetup
Shan Carter of the NY Times (@shancarter) gave a talk at Trulia for the Data Visualization meetup group at an event around Telling Stories with Data
shancarter  nytgfx  video  forsnd 
november 2011 by tysone
Lessons in data journalism from the New York Times
At the International Journalism Festival, NYT deputy graphics editor Matthew Ericson led an in-depth two-hour workshop on his team’s approach to visualising some of the data that flows through the paper’s stories every day.
forsnd  nytgfx  matt_ericson  links  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
Explainer maps locate, contextualize and localize news from Libya, Japan
Is your geography good enough to know that Misurata and Az Zintan are in northwest Libya, that Tripoli is northeast of Kabaw, and that Rikuzentakata is a coastal town in northeast Japan?
forsnd  cartography  visualization  nytgfx  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
10 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year
Data visualization and all things related continued its ascent this year with projects popping up all over the place. Some were good, and a lot were not so good. More than anything, I noticed a huge wave of big infographics this year. It was amusing at first, but then it kind of got out of hand when online education and insurance sites started to game the system. Although it's died down a lot ever since the new Digg launched.
2010  visualization  forsnd  data  journalism  nytgfx 
december 2010 by tysone
Go Figure! The New York Times Graphics Desk
Amanda Cox shares some of the lessons the group has learned along the way, particularly in the field of data visualization
amanda_cox  data  visualization  design  news_design  forsnd  nytimes  nytgfx 
november 2010 by tysone
How they did it: The New York Times’ budget interactive
One of Quealy’s design tests is whether or not his parents would be able to understand how to use the interactive. If they could understand it, then it’s usable.
kevin_quealy  nytgfx  nytimes  forsnd 
november 2010 by tysone
Making of NYT’s Mariano Rivera’s pitches
“They managed to fully integrate a series of terrific data visualizations into a compelling, linear piece. It’s not something you see often because it’s difficult.”
forsnd  nytgfx  visualization  sports 
july 2010 by tysone
2010 Olympics Multimedia
The New York Times compiles an ongoing index of multimedia from the Vancouver Games.
forsnd  nytgfx  nytmm  olympics 
february 2010 by tysone

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