The Weight of Data
Jer Thorp Keynotes - The Jer Thorp keynotes explore the correlation between science, art, data and culture and how that...
This lead Thorp to begin working with data and combining it with art to explore the boundaries of digital art to building visual tools used to understand systems. Thorp explains the need for exploratory tools, such as the one he helped create entitled Cascade, that is giving people a vehicle to traverse through data. Not only this, but Thorp shows the importance of giving this data a human contact. As these technologies store our data, they are in fact storing our histories.