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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity

One more from Tom Sergott. This is an astonishing young man doing amazing things. The video is from his lecture in 2011 at TED.

Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity | Video on

About this talk

Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data -- and at times vast numbers of people -- and weaves them into stunning visualizations. From elegant lines tracing airline flights to landscapes of cell phone data, from a Johnny Cash video assembled from crowd-sourced drawings to the "Wilderness Downtown" video that customizes for the user, his works brilliantly explore how modern technology can make us more human.

About Aaron Koblin

Aaron Koblin is an artist specializing in data and digital technologies. His work takes real world and community-generated data and uses it to reflect on cultural trends and the changing relationship… Full bio and more links

After you watch the video, then check out these two links.

Here is the link to The Johnny Cash Project
Here is the link to Wildness Downtown

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