Posted: August 26th, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

It’s still too early to know where the idea of building a TEDViz community might take us, but here’s a post by Michelle Borkin that explains how it all started.

Then it happened, the idea was born: how about “TEDViz”?  A whole TED meeting devoted to “visualization”?  Visualization in the abstract, in art and design, in business, in the sciences, online and in print…  It is one “field” that is extremely important and valued by TED, yet has in many ways been neglected.  We instantly started rambling off the tops of our heads all the brilliant visualization designers, researchers, and developers who should have a chance to spread their ideas in only the way TED intended yet have never had the chance to attend TED