Organize and make sense of infromation from different sources
Explore 400 years of thought in philosophy, science and theology
Monitor and control the spread of zoonotic diseases in rural Kenya
Manage laboratory information and understand disease outbreaks
Trace the textual and iconographic history of a Quixotic quest
See relationships among works of art within a large digital collection
Big data, open data, hard to use data. We are awash with data. Turning this data into information is hard. While algorithms are critical, it is ultmately people who make sense of data, not computers.
Software should help people acheive their goals both individually and collectively. To achieve this, design must focus on people and be guided by a deep understanding of their experience.
Creativity is more than pretty pictures. Nearly everyone works in an environment that requires them to gain expertise in a domain and iteratively explore ideas to develop novel solutions. Software can help.