“She’s on the horizon. I go two steps; she moves two steps away. I walk ten steps and the horizon runs ten steps ahead. No matter how much I walk, I’ll never reach her. What good is utopia? That’s what, it’s good for walking.” ― Eduardo Galeano, Walking words, 1995 Walk the future streets of Jerusalem … Continue reading Introducing: Speculative Tourism – walk the future streets of Jerusalem
New Project: IWBA Bank on drought by investing your first drops into our water ATM —(Temporary video documentation) About IWBA Serving as an umbrella organization for some of the world’s leading water banks, the IWBA promotes and facilitates investment in emerging drought market opportunities. In the exhibition space we are excited to launch a new water … Continue reading Introducing IWBA: The International Water Bank Association
Using Data to Inspire Humans and Baffle Machines.
*I’m experimenting with cross-posting on Medium, let’s see how it goes… Continue reading Re:ambiguation
How the simplistic network diagram came to dominate our imagination and why we shouldn’t blindly go with the flow. Continue reading If Everything is a Network, Nothing is a Network
I was invited by my friends at the School For Poetic Computation (SFPC) to share some teaching tips with fellow design and technology teachers following their Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn conference from last week. It is based on my Digital Platforms class for 2nd year students at Shenkar College‘s Visual Communication program (and previously at Parsons and Bezalel) I usually prepare the class in advance with a blogpost so here goes:
- Traditional phones ceremony
- How are you doing?
- Our plan for today
Can dataviz evoke empathy? Should it even? And if so how? First post in a series towards The Responsible Data Forum on the topic of Data Visualization, Jan 2016, NYC. Read my full post on ResponsibleData.io Continue reading Dataviz—The UnEmpathetic Art
Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner invited me for a Data Stories interview, their fascinating podcast (I’m a long time fan). We discussed Disnformation Visualization, data activism and budget transparency in Israel and data obfuscation with AdNauseam. Check it out… Continue reading Data Stories Podcast #55: with me
I’ll be giving 3 talks this week on my short visit to New York and Boston. Tweet me if you might be around and would like to make it: AdNauseam and Obfuscation @ SFPC Monday, April 20th 3pm. School For Poetic Computation – 155 Rivington St., Floor 4, New York, NY 10002 As online advertising … Continue reading 3 talks at SFPC (NY), MassArt and The MIT Media Lab (Boston)
Next week I will attend the Transparency and Accountability Initiative‘s Follow The Money workshop in Berlin. Towards this event they invited me to share our story following the money in Israel with the larger Follow The Money and Open Spending community, in English. The post chronicles our story from the fires of the Carmel Heights … Continue reading We follow the money, this is where we got so far…
Art Review’s wonderful Hettie Judah interviewed me and some of my dear colleagues for a piece about data, its visualization and their discontents. The article refers to my previous writing about Disinformation Visualization. It was just published in Art Review’s December 2014 issue: As surveillance culture and the mass gathering of data have grown, so … Continue reading Beautiful Evidence, Pretty Lies / Art Review