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Parsons/Verizon AI Design Jam, October 27-29.

Parsons/Verizon AI Design Jam, October 27-29. A bunch of you have asked “Why AI?”. The answer to that is different, depending on who you are and what you are designing for. Whether you are doing experimental art, design for social justice, or commercial UX/UI, the rapidly evolving power…

Special Events for Alumni/Students of Color: 10/21 Community Brunch, 10/26 Portfolio Review, 10/27 Exhibition Closing Reception

(under)REPRESENT(ed) Community Brunch Saturday, October 21 from 11am-2pm 6 East 16th Street, Wolff Conference Room 1103 Alumni of color and Students of color are invited to break bread, reflect and strategize around experiences of race and identity at Parsons and within creative industries. Please RSVP: tinyurl.com/underrepresentedbrunch   Fb event: https://m.facebook.com/events/140287143172344?ref=content_filter …

Alberto Cairo: Visual Trumpery

Thursday, October 12, 2017 7:30 PM The New School Auditorium 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY Trumpery: How to fight against fake data, fake facts, and fake visualizations —from the left and from the right The use of data in communication disciplines like journalism, marketing, advertising,…

Johanna Drucker: Visualization and Knowledge: Modelling, Discovery, Display 9/20 6PM

The relationship between knowledge and visual forms has changed as tools and platforms used for data display, discovery, and modeling have become ubiquitous. These practices raise basic questions about the nature of visual epistemology—whether it is a primary, secondary, or tertiary form of knowledge. This talk…

Data Visualization Keynotes

Parsons Festival – Data Visualization Keynotes Thursday, May 18th at 6:00pm in the University Center

To Be Designed” One Day Streamed Conference, April 25th

Parsons is having a one day streamed conference on April 25th featuring John Maeda, Carla Diana, Chris Noessel, Mike Kuniavsky, Giles Colborne, Liza Kindred, and Cennydd Bowles. MFADT has a group pass to this one day streamed conference on April 25th! Locations and Times : 63 5th…

Parsons Students Take Home Top Prize at MLBAM Hackathon

When it comes to imagining “the future of the sports fan experience,” Parsons School of Design blows away the competition. Recently, students from Parsons MFA Design and Technology and MS Data Visualization programs took home the top prize in the Data Visualization category at MLBAM Hackathon, a weekend-long event at…

Parsons Partners with UNDP on Economic Inequality in Africa Report

The New York-based school will provide data visualization tools for the Regional Bureau’s upcoming report on economic inequality in Africa, scheduled for release in early 2017. This announcement formalizes a relationship between UNDP Africa and Parsons that began in early 2015 with the launch of the Data Visualization…

Data Viz Event – No vizualisation is an island.

Hadley Wickham November 17 The Auditorium at 12th Street, 66 West 12th Street, lobby, 6:30pm Visualisation doesn’t occur in isolation: you must get the data, process it, and often model it. In this talk, Hadley will explore these themes in the context of his work. He will discuss…

UNDP Africa Human Development Report Partnership

Partnering with the United Nations Development Programme on Africa Human Development, Parsons Data Visualization students investigate how gender inequality impacts economics on a micro- and macro level.

MS Data Visualization Lecture: Richard The & Frédéric Eyl

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, Room I202, New York, NY 10011 Spacecraft, stickers and swear words. Aesthetic situations in the works of TheGreenEyl Typically, visual communication, and visualization in…

Lev Manovich – Visualizing Instagram data: selfies, cities and protests, March 30th

How can we explore patterns in massive amounts of visual user-generated content such as billions and images and video on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter?