Design for an Audience

A talk at the University of Copenhagen.
April 26, 2018

Revisiting Cybernetic Serendipity

A talk at the National Academy of Sciences.
March 29, 2018

Ice Worlds

A talk at SciVizNYC.
December 4, 2017


Kepler’s Tally of Planets installed at ArtCenter.
January 22, 2017

Apps That Count

An informal talk about personal and health tracking.
November 16, 2016

See, Think, Design, Produce 3

My talk at STDP3 in San Francisco.
March 28, 2016

See, Think, Design, Produce 2

My talk at STDP2 in Seattle.
March 27, 2016

The Year in Birch Trees

A New Year’s timelapse of the NYT birch trees.
January 1, 2015

See, Think, Design, Produce

A one-day course with Bret Victor, Mike Bostock and Edward Tufte.
May 6, 2014

Two Little Ducks

My talk at Malofiej22.
March 31, 2014

For Your Information

An interview with Gestalten TV.
February 13, 2014

The Weight of Rain

My talk at Visualized.
February 8, 2014

Gestalten Workshop

Photos from Respect the Reader.
December 15, 2013

Respect the Reader, a Gestalten Workshop

Join me in Berlin for a Gestalten workshop.
July 11, 2013

Deleted Slides

What I left out of my Tapestry talk.
March 21, 2013

Storytelling with Data

A recap of my talk at the Tapestry Conference.
February 28, 2013

Autocomplete Resolutions

This year, I resolve to autocomplete.
January 1, 2013

Drawing Science in Sign

Tracing Sergio for a print graphic.
December 6, 2012

An Education for Information Design, c. 1992

Tufte’s reading list for designers.
November 20, 2012

“The Baby Tree” Extended Lyrics

New verses for a short lullaby.
November 16, 2012

Behind the Lines: Building “Guantánamo Detainees”

Building the Guantánamo Detainees print graphic.
March 24, 2012

Shields and Sun

Twelve Yale shields for the New Haven Apple Store.
October 9, 2011

Markoff’s Ride

With apologies to Charles Joseph Minard.
September 25, 2011

Hej Cyklist!

Counting Danes.
September 1, 2011

14 Photographs

Some of my photographs from 2001 will appear in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
August 30, 2011

Roll Tape: Soho Prepares for Hurricane Irene

Soho prepares for Hurricane Irene.
August 27, 2011

Hurricane iRene

Apple store, sandbags, biker, iPhone.
August 27, 2011

Terrain in Spain

Spanish wine map for Olé Imports.
August 15, 2011

Type With Apps

Icon typography.
August 14, 2011

Lyrical Indicators

Word incidence in Top 40 song lyrics.
April 20, 2011

Google Charting Tool

A simple charting interface and code generator for the Google Chart API.
December 8, 2007

Mapping the Iraqi Election

A mapping tool for the January 2005 election.
February 13, 2005

Parsing the State of the Union

Sentence length and word incidence in State of the Union Addresses.
February 2, 2005

Camp Delta

Nationalities of enemy combatants detained at Guantánamo Bay, the “legal equivalent of outer space.”
February 5, 2004

Scaling Counties in a Checkerboard State

State delegate equivalents and the 2004 Iowa caucuses.
January 24, 2004

Composite Panorama of Mars

A 360° mosaic of photographs from the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit.
January 4, 2004

Estimating the Airspeed Velocity of an Unladen Swallow

Hashing out the classic question with Strouhal numbers and simplified flight waveforms.
November 17, 2003

The Strouhal Number in Cruising Flight

Animals swimming or flying at cruising speed use similar ratios of stroke frequency and amplitude to forward speed.
October 27, 2003

Mapping Votes by County

County maps and the 2003 California Statewide Special Election.
October 9, 2003

13 Days, Weeks, Months

Photo timelines after 9/11.
September 11, 2001

Personal Injury Warning System

Warning signs for complex injuries.
January 1, 1998