New ways to tell stories

from on Monday, September 24, 2012 9:53 am

Interdisciplinarity is absolutely fundamental for Mark Hansen of UCLA. This computer scientist sought a university department where there would be an expectation of interdisciplinary projects. He builds bridges between computer science and journalism in order to create “new forms of storytelling” that take advantage of the wealth of data that is available today. His current seminar is on data visualization for architecture and journalism students. (Chronicle.com, 9/23/12)