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the information | Aug 21st, 2012

Why the Cloud Sucks: Innovation Speaker Steve Wozniak

Innovation speaker Steve Wozniak doesn’t like the cloud. In an article for Gizmodo, the co-founder of Apple Computers tells a tale of woe where most of the important information he had stored on his Google calendar was wiped out—thanks to a glitchy system update. Depending on something so easy to... Continue Reading →
the information | Jul 9th, 2012

How Artist Jer Thorp is Humanizing Data

The Lavin Agency would like to welcome our newest speaker, Jer Thorp, who holds one of the world’s coolest jobs: Data Artist-in-Residence at The New York Times. Thorp’s work focuses on humanizing data—on turning data into narratives and stories—by creating striking graphic representations. He turns... Continue Reading →