kim rees

kim rees
CEO and Head of Visualization, Periscopic

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Kim Rees is a founding partner of Periscopic:, an award-winning information visualization firm. Their work has been featured in the MoMA as well as several online and print publications, including CommArts’ Interactive Annual, The Information Design Sourcebook, Print magazine, and numerous websites, blogs, and regional media outlets. Periscopic’s body of work was nominated for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards.

Kim is a prominent individual in the information visualization community. She has published papers in Parsons Journal of Information Mapping, was an award winner in the VAST 2010 Challenge, and is an advisor to the Congressional Budget Office. Kim has presented at several industry events including Strata, Wolfram Data Summit, Eyeo, VisWeek, and various data visualization groups among others. Recently she has also been an adviser on an upcoming documentary film and was the Technical Editor for Visualize This by Nathan Yau. Kim received her BA in Computer Science from New York University.


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Nobody knows statistics. They are as esoteric as chemical compounds are to chemistry. Yet data visualizations often incorporate a logarithmic scale, density traces, or seasonally adjusted numbers among other things. If this is the data deluge, we're bound to find everyone swept downstream. How do we prepare the average data consumer? Read more.


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