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What Happens When Data, Visuals and Emotions Intersect: Stories That Delight

Can data bring the best in humanity? Can it evoke emotions? Can it speak to us?Every time I walk by a memorial wall, I am filled with visuals. Some folks run their fingers on the wall and when they spot a dear one’s name, a feeling of acknowledgement envelops their face. Many others stand in front of the wall to capture their own memories with their camera. As I watch the wall, I stand in awe. The combination of symbolism of the wall in totality and a tribute to each individual with their names…See More
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What Happens When Data, Visuals and Emotions Intersect: Stories That Delight

Can data bring the best in humanity? Can it evoke emotions? Can it speak to us?Every time I walk by a memorial wall, I am filled with visuals. Some folks run their fingers on the wall and when they spot a dear one’s name, a feeling of acknowledgement envelops their face. Many others stand in front of the wall to capture their own memories with their camera. As I watch the wall, I stand in awe. The combination of symbolism of the wall in totality and a tribute to each individual with their names…See More
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"Style and passion. That's it!"
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"Well said about his style and passion. I had seen this video before and it got me so excited about data and storytelling. I loved the way he told the story with the data and he kept you deeply engaged. He will be missed. He was truly amazing"
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"Amen, brother! Not only his style was enlightening, but the content he presented turns many a pessimistic world-view assumptions upon its head. I'm still digesting his revelations. His fervor, creativity and boldness will be much missed. The…"
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Karthik Rajan's blog post was featured

The Man Who Made Me Believe ‘Data Can Sing With A Feel’: A Tribute to Hans Rosling

There is entertainment. And there is data. Candidly, it never crossed my mind that the two can be on the same spectrum. Let alone within the same human. In fact, my earlier perceptions were aligned with many a parent’s silent wish. When you walk with your child, while dropping her at school, a thought flashes – “hope you have an easier time grasping math than I ever did.” Unlike listening and grasping stories, there is something about math – it is a hit or a miss.That perception changed quite…See More
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What Happens When Data, Visuals and Emotions Intersect: Stories That Delight

Posted on March 19, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Can data bring the best in humanity? Can it evoke emotions? Can it speak to us?

Every time I walk by a memorial wall, I am filled with visuals. Some folks run their fingers on the wall and when they spot a dear one’s name, a feeling of acknowledgement envelops their face. Many others stand in front of the wall to capture their own memories with their camera.

 As I watch the wall, I stand in awe. The combination of symbolism of the wall in totality and a tribute…

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The Man Who Made Me Believe ‘Data Can Sing With A Feel’: A Tribute to Hans Rosling

Posted on March 4, 2017 at 6:30pm 3 Comments

There is entertainment. And there is data. Candidly, it never crossed my mind that the two can be on the same spectrum. Let alone within the same human. 

In fact, my earlier perceptions were aligned with many a parent’s silent wish. 

When you walk with your child, while dropping her at school, a thought flashes – “hope you have an easier time grasping math than I ever did.” Unlike listening and grasping stories, there is something about math – it is a hit or a…

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