Allen Hillery Bio My name is Allen Hillery and I’m an adjunct associate at Columbia University at the School of Professional Studies’ Applied Analytics Program where I teach Storytelling with Data. I’m a freelance writer as well as writer at Nightingale a Medium Publication of the Data Visualization Society. I have a Bachelor’s of Engineering […]

Readers: A few weeks again, we marked the 105 anniversary of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. Four days into it s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, late in the night of April 14, 1912 to the early morning hours the next day, more than 1,500 of the 2,224 passengers (and […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Readers: The 5th annual Tapestry Conference was held on March 1st, 2017. Over 100 invitees from journalism, academia, government and both the non-profit and for-profit private sectors gathered at the Casa Monica resort in St. Augustine, Florida to discuss the emerging discipline of data storytelling. Click on the Tapestry logo, to the right, to be […]

Antonio Farach (photo, right) is the Infographic Editor at Muscat Media Group, publisher of Times of Oman and Al Shabiba. He was commissioned to produce an infographic about the traditional beekeeping in Oman to be published in a double page format at the newspapers Times of Oman and Al Shabiba (the same graphic in English and Arabic) as for the […]

Source: Martha Kang, blogged on datasciencecentral.com, March 5, 2016, Written by Rawi Nanakul & Marnie Morales, http://www.datasciencecentral.com/m/blogpost?id=6448529%3ABlogPost%3A392236 Storytelling with Data We create, interpret, and experience stories every day, whether we realize it or not. Our brains are constantly receiving input and stringing things together in order for us to make sense of the world. While […]

[1] Source: John Brownlee, A Periodic Table of Storytelling Tropes, Fast Company, Infographic of the Day, February 5, 2014. You probably won’t recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class. The design of Dmitri Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements has been used to catalog many things besides atomic structures, from cocktail recipes to heavy metal […]

Readers: This was originally posted by Emily Coats, who previously worked at Pixar, on her blog Story Shots.  Emma is a freelance director of films, boarder of story, and sometime public speaker.  Emma states in her blog post that these are some of the story basics she picked up during her time at Pixar. I am including […]