Tapestry Conference 2015: Odds and Ends


Had a great conference and want to share various odds and ends from the last two days.

Hope to post more in a day or two.



The Graduate Athens – Funky, Eclectic.

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Breakfast – Shrimp and Grits


The Athens, GA Double Barrelled Cannon. Failed miserably. Ellie Fields: Trying and failing is O.K.

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 Catherine Madden (#catmule) Sketches


World History in One Picture, Popular Science, July 1930


Seven Data Story Types – Ben Jones

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Me at the Demo and Poster Session


Kim Rees, Periscopic.com, Gun Deaths in 2013 [Click Image to Watch Interactive Visualization]

Gun Deaths 2013

Sound Bites

Let us go forth and build double barreled cannons and deed trees to themselves. -Ellie Field

Revelation is based on prior knowledge. -Hannah Fairfield

Show what you know as well as what you don’t know. -Hannah Fairfield

All storytelling is manipulation. -Ken Burns

Do good with data. -Kim Rees

Data only has so much elasticity before it breaks down. -Kim Rees


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