We talk about the following interesting points:
- Who is your audience? Will they understand it?
- Is it accessible e.g to color blind people?
- What is your message?
- Use charts
- Curating information
- Include aggregated data
- Use a specific person as an example
- Data transparency to build trust
- Engaging data visualizations
Irene de la Torre Arenas
She is a data designer specialized in visualizing information in understandable and meaningful ways. She works as a Visualization Lead at UCB since February 2021. Before her current role, she worked at BBC News, where she was part of the UX&Design and the Data Journalism teams, and at the MIT SENSEable City Lab. She has also collaborated with other media and advertising organizations in Spain.
In 2017, she gave Data Visualization classes at the MIT School of Architecture. One year later, she designed the didactic program Communicating with Data that MIT developed for the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation.
She graduated from the MFA Information Design and Visual Communication at Northeastern University. Her work has been recognized in the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards and the WAN-IFRA European Digital Media Award.
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