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Jer Thorp:
Make data more human

TEDxVancouver · 17:29 · Filmed Nov 2011
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Jer Thorp: Make data more human
17:29 · Filmed November 2011 at TEDxVancouver · Subtitles available in 0 languages

Jer Thorp creates beautiful data visualizations to put abstract data into a human context. At TEDxVancouver, he shares his moving projects, from graphing an entire year’s news cycle, to mapping the way people share articles across the internet. (Filmed at TEDxVancouver.)

Data artist
Jer Thorp’s work focuses on adding meaning and narrative to huge amounts of data as a way to help people take control of the information that surrounds them. Full bio
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