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Matthew Conlen

New York Data Company

Matthew Conlen is a software engineer and information designer in New York. He is a partner at the New York Data Company, and works as the senior developer for Rhizome and computational journalist at FiveThirtyEight. Matthew collaborates with researchers from HHMI Janelia on the open source Lightning data visualization server. He graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in computer science and applied mathematics.


Closing the Loop: Interactive Analysis and Visualization with Spark

One of Spark’s most compelling features is its capability for interactive analytics. Especially for complex data sets, exploration can become richer, faster, and more tactile by combining analytics with interactive visualization. This is particularly relevant…