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Nicholas Felton’s Students Hack Nike+ Data

Using data taken from the popular Nike+ sensor, students under the guidance of Nicholas Felton tried to parse it out and find some interesting stuff.  What they found was not just interesting patterns, but odd (and often hilarious) bad data showing runners vanishing, teleporting, and traveling through time. These, of course, are glitches in the […]
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An Interview With Nicholas Felton

Rhizome has a nice short interview up with infographic & data designer Nicholas Felton about how he came into the field and where he got the idea for his popular “Annual Report”. I read Catch 22 while I was in Japan, and it kind of changed it for me, thinking about Japan’s WWII experience, and […]

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Facebook Acquires Daytum for Product Design Team

Daytum, the information tracking startup founded by the famous info-designer Nicholas Felton, has been acquired by Facebook. Daytum is at least the third New York-based company Facebook has acquired, and its founders will be moving west to join the Facebook product design team at its headquarters. I wonder if this means we’ll see yet another […]
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Slate interviews Nicholas Felton

Slate has a nice short (4 minute) interview with Nicholas Felton, creator of the annual Feltron report that always makes waves in infographics and visualization circles. New York graphic designer Nicholas Felton tracks where he goes, what he eats, and a million other tiny details about his daily life. Then he packages the data in […]