Alberto Cairo – Author of The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, Maps for Communication

Book Event, Conversation, Data Visualization, Meet The Author, Presentation, Tour

Alberto Cairo – Author of The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, Maps for Communication

Thu, Nov 30, 2017 5:00 pm-9:00 pm 20 West Village F
Book Event, Conversation, Data Visualization, Meet The Author, Presentation, Tour Thu, Nov 30, 2017
5:00 pm-9:00 pm 20 West Village F
Alberto Cairo,  Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami School of Communication, will lecture on many key issues facing journalists, researchers and designers in conveying clear, compelling and accurate data in a visual format.
 
“Widely acknowledged as journalism’s preeminent data viz wiz. Alberto Cairo is one of  journalism’s preeminent data scholars. As newsrooms rush to embrace data journalism as a new tool—and toy—Cairo sets the standard for how data should be understood, analyzed, and presented.” Jeff Jarvis, professor at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and author of Geeks Bearing Gifts: Imagining New Futures for News
 
Presented in collaboration with the Northeastern School of Journalism and Information Design & Visualization. 

Location

20 West Village F

40 Leon St
Boston, MA 02115

Alberto Cairo

Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami (UM), where he heads specializations in infographics and data visualization. He’s also director of the visualization program of UM’s Center for Computational Science, and Visualization Innovator-in-Residence at Univisión. Cairo is the author of the books Infografía 2.0: Visualización interactiva de información en prensa, published exclusively in Spain in 2008, and The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (New Riders, 2012.) Over the past two decades, Cairo has been director of infographics and visualization at news organizations in Spain and Brazil, in addition to consulting with companies and educational institutions in more than 20 countries. You can find Cairo at www.thefunctionalart.com or on Twitter, where he is @albertocairo.