Author: Jon Olav H. Eikenes

Jon is an interaction designer and design researcher from Norway. He is currently a visiting Fulbright scholar at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, doing practice-based research on data visualization.

As a designer, I have previously carried out a range of projects that have involved some sort of data visualization. However, most often the clients I have been working with have given me relatively small datasets or information that was more or less ready for visualization. Consequently, I never got to explore the data myself. Recently, however, I have had the opportunity to engage with a large dataset, as part of a practice-based research project. The data I have been working with comes from a large survey that asked 30.000 Norwegians about their perceptions of public services in Norway, the…

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