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    The Vis Academy was established this year to recognize significant accomplishments by researchers in computer visualization who directly bolster the endeavors of the entire field.  Ben Shneiderman (left in photo), distinguished university professor emeritus and HCI pioneer and first director…
    At the end of October this year, visualization researchers from all around the world will gather at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada for the annual celebration of world-class visualization research known as IEEE VIS. The Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at University…
    An Interview with Ben Shneiderman, by Jessica Hullman in ACM Interactions ACM Interactions magazine is a mirror on the human-computer interaction and interaction design communities and beyond. It is a multiplicity of conversations, collaborations, relationships, and new discoveries focusing on how and…
    by Brooke Auxier…Since its inception in 2006, Twitter has been popularized as a space for the sharing of daily musing, #hottakes, and live-tweeting professional sports games and award shows. But the platform has also served as an effective environment for…
    Falling Trees and Failing Reports by Calvin Yau… If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? Analogously, if an analyst writes a report about data and no one…