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Data Visualization Scheduled for September 23-24

The next Tech@State, scheduled for Sept 23-24, will feature new innovative and fascinating data visualization techniques.

Register here for Day 1 of the conference, which will be held in the Atrium and Foyers at the Kennedy Center. The keynote speaker will be Edward Tufte.  

Register here for the unconference on Day 2, which will be held at the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center, 901 K Street NW.  

View the latest agenda here.


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Comment by Chris Bronk on July 25, 2011 at 2:37pm
Check out Adam Bly's World Economic Forum video on data viz -
Comment by Laura Williams on August 17, 2011 at 2:24pm
Hans Rosling gave a cool data viz talk as part of the TED @ State series back in June 2009.

Comment by Richard Boly on August 18, 2011 at 7:06pm
Edward Tufte confirmed as keynote presentor!
Comment by myweb2learn on September 1, 2011 at 11:53am
I just posted his speech from Youtube in the Video area. Interesting.
Comment by Wayan Vota on September 6, 2011 at 3:44pm
To continue the fun, I've organized the after-party: ICT4Drinks at Circle Bistro
Comment by Brian Carlson on September 22, 2011 at 4:35pm
One of the things you can do with data visualization is to show relationships among people.  Here's an image about Libya's anti-Gaddafi movement showing part of the network of connections between individuals (created by retweeting messages) in the early weeks of the movement. The individuals from which users retweet the most are shown with larger labels. Credit to my colleague Ali Fisher.


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