Dataviz + Mobile: Friends or Frenemies?

40d385336942122c60666059779582ee?s=47 Pete Karl II
February 28, 2013

Dataviz + Mobile: Friends or Frenemies?

This was a talk written & delivered with Miranda Mulligan (@jmm) at NICAR 2013 http://ire.org/conferences/nicar-2013/

The idea was to analyze the state of data viz on mobile and how it could be improved through better workflow, tools, or practices.

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Pete Karl II

February 28, 2013
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    Dataviz + @RWD + Mobile are they Friends or Frenemies?

    map imagery by Ben Fry - http://fathom.info/allstreets/ Miranda Mulligan Knight Lab Pete Karl II Upstatement @jmm @steyblind CAR 2013
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Hi. I’m Miranda. I’m Pete.
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? A Mobile Design Primer
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Mobile
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Viewports
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Responsive Web Design @rwd
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? ~ Brad Frost, RWD: Missing the Point bit.ly/rwd_point
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Design for Mobile Storytelling
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? We should be crafting our stories for longevity. Historically, we leave behind our work.
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? ~ John Ruskin, Victorian art critic “When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone.” inspiration from Wilson Miner, When We Build - vimeo.com/34017777
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Homework: Watch “When We Build” vimeo.com/34017777
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? What’s happening now?
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Why is this so hard?
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? It’s expensive to launch/release/publish.
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? “sharing” is complicated
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? Your story changes with the reader’s viewport.
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? What do?
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    ~ Miranda Mulligan, this morning “There is significant synergy between

    storytelling design & the ‘mobile first’ approach to design.”
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    @lukew “Mobile first forces you to get down to the

    bare essence of what makes your content work.”
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? ‘mobile-first’ design = storytelling design
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    Miranda Mulligan & Pete Karl II for CAR 2013 @RWD

    + Dataviz: Friends or Frenemies? thanks.