Monday, May 23, 2011

Tedtalks- Artfully Visualizing Our Humanity-Aaron Koblin

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011 

Wow, this is Super Cool. Can't wait to try out some of these projects. :) Specially the Johnny Cash and the Wilderness Downtown.

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.

Aaron Koblin

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