Sébastien Pierre

Sébastien is a software engineer, designer, and co-founder of FFunction, the leading Canadian studio in information design and data-visualization. He helps make data visualization a useful tool for businesses and organizations to better understand their environments and improve their communication. Sébastien is actively involved in the local open-data community, working on how to use data visualization to help improve society and achieve better transparency.

Visualization deconstructed: Mapping Facebook's friendships

Visualization deconstructed: Mapping Facebook's friendships

A deep look at Paul Butler's popular Facebook visualization.

Paul Butler's visualization of Facebook friendships turned a lot of heads recently, and rightfully so. It shows a fascinating connection between virtual relationships and the physical world.

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Visualization deconstructed: Mapping Facebook’s friendships

Visualization deconstructed: Mapping Facebook’s friendships

A deep look at Paul Butler's popular Facebook visualization.

Paul Butler's visualization of Facebook friendships turned a lot of heads recently, and rightfully so. It shows a fascinating connection between virtual relationships and the physical world.

Comments: 6
Visualization deconstructed: New York Times "Mapping America"

Visualization deconstructed: New York Times "Mapping America"

A look at what works in a census visualization.

In this first post in a new series on data visualization, Sébastien Pierre takes a close look at the New York Times' "Mapping America" interactive census map.

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Visualization deconstructed: New York Times “Mapping America”

Visualization deconstructed: New York Times “Mapping America”

A look at what works in a census visualization.

In this first post in a new series on data visualization, Sébastien Pierre takes a close look at the New York Times' "Mapping America" interactive census map.

Comments: 7