Datavized, a company that creates data-driven software, and Google have released a free tool called Morph that allows users to make animations, designs, and interactive art with data. After uploading their data, users choose from designs such as area timelines and scatter plots to generate art. Users can edit their designs by selecting variables from their dataset to apply to fields such as a design’s radius, depth, and angle. Morph has also published an instructional video to help users begin working with the tool.
Creating Art with Data
Michael McLaughlin is a research assistant at the Center for Data Innovation. He researches and writes about a variety of issues related to information technology and Internet policy, including digital platforms, e-government, and artificial intelligence. Michael graduated from Wake Forest University, where he majored in Communication with Minors in Politics and International Affairs and Journalism. He received his Master’s in Communication at Stanford University, specializing in Data Journalism.
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