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Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.

Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.
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Washington, DC

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Economist and data visualization and presentation skills specialist Jon Schwabish talks about data visualization, presentation skills, presentation design, open data, and technology.

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@jschwabish

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #122: Terri Trespicio

4/17/2018
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Terri Trespicio is an award-winning writer, speaker, and branding pro, and works with individuals and organizations to help nail their messaging and engage clients, customers, and fans. Her TEDx talk, “Stop Searching for Your Passion” has earned more than 3... The post Episode #122: Terri Trespicio appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:25:33

Episode #121: Erin Hengel and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham

4/10/2018
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On this week’s episode of the podcast, I’m joined by two guests to talk about gender discrimination in the field of economics. Erin Hengel is an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Liverpool. She evaluates bankruptcy vis-à-vis recent... The post Episode #121: Erin Hengel and Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:37:16

Episode #120: Alberto Cairo

4/3/2018
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Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He teaches data visualization and infographics in our Journalism and Interactive Media Masters programs, and he is also the director of the Visualization Program at UM’s Center... The post Episode #120: Alberto Cairo appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:24:20

Episode #119: Emma Bannister

3/20/2018
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Emma Bannister is the founder and CEO of Presentation Studio, a presentation-design firm based in in Sydney, Australia. Emma has designed presentations for banks, technology firms, and others to help them communicate better. Emma and her staff of 20 are... The post Episode #119: Emma Bannister appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:20:55

Episode #118: Stephy Lewis

3/13/2018
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From chemist to artist to designer, Stephy Lewis used to be a total Adobe snob until she was thrust into the world of presentation design. Ever since, she’s been passionately evangelizing the field in an attempt to elevate our industry as high... The post Episode #118: Stephy Lewis appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:23:26

Episode #117: Steve Haroz

3/6/2018
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Steve Haroz is a postdoc researcher at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris. His research explores how the brain perceives and understands visually displayed information like charts and infographics. We talk about data visualization research, uncertainty, connected scatterplots, and... The post Episode #117: Steve Haroz appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:28:14

Episode #116: George Johnston

2/27/2018
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George Johnston is the founder of Nitrous, a platform to help startup companies collaborate with governments to ensure more sustainable and cost effective innovation. They also help government open and share their data through collaboration with other partners. George is also... The post Episode #116: George Johnston appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:21:53

Episode #115: Data Ethics with Laura Noren & Hetan Shah

2/20/2018
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On last week’s episode, I sat outside Facebook and chatted with Andy Kirk about our experience at the Social Science Foo Camp, a two-and-a-half day conference at Facebook that brought together all sorts of social scientists. One of the first... The post Episode #115: Data Ethics with Laura Noren & Hetan Shah appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:20:18

Episode #114: Andy Kirk at SocSciFoo

2/13/2018
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I just returned from a 10-day data visualization trek from DC to New York to San Francisco to Los Angeles where I talk workshops, gave talks, and attended the Social Science Foo Camp at Facebook. SocSciFoo, as it’s called, is... The post Episode #114: Andy Kirk at SocSciFoo appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:23:15

Episode No. 113: What’s Going On in This Graph?

2/6/2018
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Michael Gonchar and Sharon Hessney lead a new project at the New York Times called “What’s Going On in This Graph?” (WGOITG). Every second Tuesday of every month, the NYT publishes a graphic on a topic suitable for subjects across... The post Episode No. 113: What’s Going On in This Graph? appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:22:54

Episode #112: Len Burman

1/30/2018
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We take a turn towards public policy and communicating research in this week’s episode of the podcast. My guest is my Urban Institute colleague Len Burman, an Institute Fellow and the Paul Volcker Professor and a Professor of Public Administration and... The post Episode #112: Len Burman appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:26:27

Episode #111: Len Kiefer

1/23/2018
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Len Kiefer is the Deputy Chief Economist at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, better known, as Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac is the government sponsored enterprise that helps keep mortgage money flowing to home buyers and home owners, across America.... The post Episode #111: Len Kiefer appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:21:25

Episode #110: Ben Welsh

1/16/2018
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Ben Welsh is the editor of the Data Desk at the LA Times (@LATdatadesk), a team of reporters and computer programmers in the newsroom that works to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. Projects that he has contributed... The post Episode #110: Ben Welsh appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:23:48

Episode #109: Jenn Schiffer

1/9/2018
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Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you were able to enjoy some R&R, and spend some time with friends and family. To kick of a great new slate of guests in 2018, I’m very excited to welcome Jenn Schiffer to the... The post Episode #109: Jenn Schiffer appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:29:57

Episode #108: Andy Kirk

12/26/2017
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For the final episode of 2017, I’m super excited to chat with my old friendAndy Kirk from Visualising Data. You undoubtedly know Andy from his website, books, presentations, Twitter feed, monthly roundups, and overall data viz awesomeness. Andy is also a... The post Episode #108: Andy Kirk appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode #107: Jane Pong

12/19/2017
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Jane Pong is a graphic developer at the Financial Times. Previously, she produced information graphics at Thomson Reuters in Singapore and South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a combined Arts/Science degree,... The post Episode #107: Jane Pong appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:26:00

Episode #106: Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman

12/12/2017
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On this week’s episode of the podcast, I welcome two special guests, Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman, authors of the new biography of Claude Shannon, the father of information theory. Jimmy Soni has served as an editor at the New... The post Episode #106: Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:26:16

Episode #105: Kenton Powell

12/5/2017
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Kenton Powell is the Head of Design and Graphics at Vice News, a somewhat new venture from Vice and now showing on HBO. Prior to Vice, Kenton was a designer at Bloomberg Business Week and then an interactive editor for... The post Episode #105: Kenton Powell appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:24:11

Episode #104: Matt Abrahams

11/28/2017
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Matt Abrahams is the author of the book Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident and Compelling Presenting which can help you address your presentation anxieties. Matt teaches Strategic Communication for Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and Presentation Skills for Stanford’s... The post Episode #104: Matt Abrahams appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:27:25

Episode #103: Francis Gagnon

11/21/2017
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Francis Gagnon is founder of the Voilà data analytics and visualization firm. He has worked in reporting and information design at the international level for the last decade. At the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, he designed... The post Episode #103: Francis Gagnon appeared first on Policy Viz.

Duration:00:26:09

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