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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

The importance of UI design for data

Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace)
9:00am–9:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Location: 1E 18
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)

Lessons from Palantir on how attention to UI design helps augment analytic capability, even when working with unstructured data.

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Ari Gesher

Kairos Aerospace

Ari Gesher is the founding director of software engineering at Kairos Aerospace, a startup building and operating the next-generation of airborne and spaceborne sensors for monitoring oil and gas infrastructure. Ari also serves as consulting architect for Jupiter, a company productizing high-quality datasets that describe the long-term effects of climate change. Previously, he was a very early engineer at Palantir Technologies and later served as Palantir’s engineering ambassador to the tech community at large; before Palantir, he was the maintainer of the open source archive. Ari is the coauthor of The Architecture of Privacy, which explains how to responsibly hold data about people while preserving their privacy to the greatest extent possible. Ari is a frequent speaker on various topics, including the need for modern, high-leverage engineers to work on substantive problems, human-computer symbiosis as system design aesthetic, the limits of automated decision making, and privacy architectures for a world where everything is recorded.