Class Lectures
Day1 Course Intro: Fall 14 (8/26/2014)
Data_Vis_Artists (PDF)
Day1 Presentation: Spring15 (01/13/2015)
Wireframes Workshop (01/20/2015)
Workshop Prep (01/27/2015)
Design For Information (02/17/2015)
Arduino (2/19/2015)
Arduino_Demos (2/26/2015)

Obama Presidential Library

Data Resources

Chicago Data Applications

Chicago Data Articles,0,0.story

Big Data Project Lab

Required Reading
Hall, Peter. “Critical Visualization” in Design and the Elastic Mind. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2008. (

Entire book as PDF:

Recommended Reading
DiSalvo, Carl. Adversarial Design. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012. Print. (

Dunne, Anthony and Raby, Fiona. Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction,
and Social Dreaming. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013. (

Fry, Ben. Visualizing Data. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, 2007. (
NOTE: Tutorials are also available within Processing.

Raley, Rita. Tactical Media. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. (

Reas, Casey; Williams, Chandler; LUST. Form & Code in Design, Art, and Architecture. Princeton Architectural Press, 2010. (

Sauter, Daniel. Rapid Android Development: Build Rich, Sensor-Based Applications with Processing. Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2013. (

Shephard, Mark (ed). Sentient City: Ubiquitous Computing, Architecture, and the Future of Urban Space. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011. (