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  • Opinion,  Series

    Data narratives: introductions

    This semester, the Data and Interactive Journalism class will publish a series exploring a variety of topics through data visualization. The series takes inspiration from the book Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec.  Dear Data is a visual and narrative record of a year-long project where the authors exchanged postcards weekly. These hand-drawing data visualizations represented different aspects of their lives.  We will use a similar approach to create visualizations and reflect on our personal experiences and emotions through data. Our first topic is introductions and connection. It is easy to feel disconnected from others in today’s fast-paced and often impersonal world. But as humans, we have a…