As the streams of data that surround us increase, a challenge has emerged for media organizations. How do we show the information in ways that people will both understand and enjoy? That’s exactly Amanda Cox’s job at the New York Times. In 2005, Amanda became a graphics editor there and since then, she and her colleagues have turned the new practice of interactive data visualization into something of an art. - CBC.CA/Spark
Amanda is a graphics editor at the New York Times, where she creates charts and maps for the print and web versions of the paper. Before joining the Times in 2005, she received a Master’s degree in statistics. With a focus on data visualization and a fondness for slightly conceptual pieces, her work with colleagues has won several awards, including top honors at Malofiej, the largest international infographics contest.
Session: Complex, Big, Etc.
So many of the words used to describe contemporary data visualization are so often very wrong. An examination of the claim "The future has an ancient heart," through the lens of NYT graphics.