From Data to Digital Art: Animating Air Traffic, Texting and Thom Yorke – YouTube
“Digital media artist Aaron Koblin shows off his animated visualizations of flight traffic mapping, text message usage and other illustrated projects, including an animated version of Thom Yorke’s face created for an open source Radiohead video.”
“Aaron Koblin is an artist specializing in data visualization. His work takes social and infrastructural data and uses it to depict cultural trends and emergent patterns. Koblin’s work has been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival, and TED. He received the National Science foundation’s first place award for science visualization and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Currently, Koblin is Technology Lead of Google’s Creative Lab”