Michael Edgcumbe

Michael Edgcumbe
Information Architect, Columbia University


Michael is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated as a Joseph Wharton Scholar from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has pursued overlapping careers in home remodeling, art direction, small business consulting, systems administration, and data analysis. He also was a Mac Genius. Before pursuing his master’s degree, he worked as an analyst for Meg Shope-Koppel, the Director of Research at the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board. Michael graduated from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in the Spring of 2011. He currently serves as the Information Architect for the Institute on Medicine as a Profession at Columbia University.


Michael Edgcumbe (Columbia University), Eric Mika (The Department of Objects)
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Custom data exploration tools can provide efficient and exciting interfaces for audiences not well served by out-of-the-box business intelligence solutions. Frameworks not only beautify data but also surface novel observations from the set. In this session, we survey the creative coding frameworks that lend themselves to visualization and offer some insight into their strengths and weaknesses. Read more.


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