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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Leo Meyerovich

Leo Meyerovich
CEO, Graphistry

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Leo Meyerovich is the founder of Graphistry, which achieves interactive visualizations of 2-5 magnitudes more data in web browsers by automatically exploiting client and cloud GPU hardware. Previously, he researched parallel language and browser design at UC Berkeley. Past projects include the Superconductor language for big data visualization, the first parallel web browser, the first reactive web language Flapjax, and the Margrave and ConScript languages for secure web programming. His research has been incorporated into several web browsers and frameworks and received awards at OOPSLA 2009, PLDI 2012, and OOPSLA 2013. If you need to show a lot of data in the browser, he’s your guy.

Sessions

1:45pm–2:05pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Design & Interfaces
Location: 1 E8/1 E9
Leo Meyerovich (Graphistry)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Shoving 1MM rows of query results into a chart or graph returns illegible results and kills interactivity. Smarter designs, however, will achieve data visibility. Furthermore, running on GPUs turns static designs into interactive tools. We will show how Graphistry does this in production with (a) new client/cloud GPU infrastructure and (b) GPU-accelerated languages like Superconductor. Read more.