Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it

May 29, 2016

What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that bring information to life under your fingers as you work with it. In this talk,…

Information is food

May 26, 2016

If you began to think of all the information that you consume the way you think of food, what would you do differently? How do we consume data? At TED@SXSWi, technologist JP Rangaswami muses on our relationship to information, and offers a…

5 big data challenges

May 20, 2016

Big data has a lot of potential for businesses – but it can also be a burden. IT teams are faced with ever-growing requests for data, and decision makers are frustrated because it can take hours or days to get…

The beauty of data visualization

May 19, 2016
-david_mccandless   David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut…