Ben Fry is founder and principal of Fathom Information Design, a design and software consultancy located in Boston. He holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Laboratory and also recently joined MIT as a Lecturer. Fry has authored and co-authored multiple books and develops “Processing” — the programming environment he co-created with Casey Reas used by designers and developers all over the world. His work can be found in museums (MoMA, Whitney, Cooper Hewitt), feature films (Minority Report, The Hulk), research labs (Harvard, MIT), and the portfolios of Fathom’s clients such as Nike, Samsung, DARPA, and National Geographic. In 2011, Fry visited the White House to receive the National Design Award for Interaction Design.
- 2017 Thesis Show of the MFA in Information Design and Visualization on April 28, 2017 11:30 am
- Matthew Brehmer – Timelines Revisited: Considerations for Expressive Storytelling on April 28, 2017 10:30 am
- Urban Tensions: Boston – Visualizing stories of cities and conflict on April 8, 2017 9:00 am
- Felice Frankel – More Than Pretty Pictures on March 31, 2017 10:30 am
- NUVis Roundtable: Tapestry 2017 post-conference briefing and discussion on March 17, 2017 10:30 am
- Mauro Martino – DataViz and AI in Knowledge Worker’s Workflow on February 17, 2017 10:30 am
- Cody Dunne – Interactive network visualizations for reasoning, communication, and collaboration on February 3, 2017 10:30 am