Aaron Koblin

Aaron Koblin is an artist specializing in data and digital technologies. Aaron's work takes real world and community-generated data and uses it to reflect on cultural trends and the changing relationship between humans and technology. His projects have been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival, and TED. He received the National Science foundation's first place award for science visualization and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He received his MFA in Design|Media Arts from UCLA. In 2010 Aaron was the Abramowitz Artist in Residence at MIT and currently leads the Data Arts Team in Google’s Creative Lab.

Workshop: JavaScript Tools for HTML5 Artists

Separate registration is required for each pre-conference workshop. Details on the Eyeo registration page.

This workshop is an overview of three JavaScript tools that the Google Data Arts Team uses on a regular basis: dat.GUI (a GUI for changing variables), three.js (a 3D engine), and stats.js (a performance widget). Check them out at Workshop.ChromeExperiments.com. An intermediate knowledge of JavaScript and HTML5 is required for this workshop. You can find these tools on the site or on the Eyeo thumb drive.

Session: Data Arts

An overview of some recent projects and libraries created by members of the Google Data Arts Team.