Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman
Lecturer, University of Washington

Website | @mf_viz

Michael Freeman is a lecturer at the University of Washington Information School, where he teaches courses on data visualization and web development. With a background in public health, Michael works alongside research teams to design and build interactive data visualizations to explore and communicate complex relationships in large datasets. His freelance work ranges from web design to software consulting. You can take a look at samples from his projects here.

Sessions

Design
Location: 115
Michael Freeman (University of Washington)
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(4.47, 17 ratings)
Complex relationships in big data require involved graphical displays which can be intimidating to users. This talk uses real world examples to identify confusing elements in online visualizations, and articulates a framework for using animation and story-telling to amplify their impact and usability. Tangible and generalizable techniques applicable across fields will be presented. Read more.