098  |  Data Sketches with Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu

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In this episode Moritz meets Nadieh Bremer and Shirley Wu for a face-to-face episode in Berlin.

Nadieh and Shirley recently paired up to create Data Sketches, a twelve-month collaboration. Each month they choose a topic and develop a visualization on their theme.

One nice aspect of the project is that they keep track of their entire development process, including the steps they followed to prepare the data, sketch the ideas, and create the final visualizations.

On the show we talk about the organization of the projects, some favorite visualizations from the year, the partnership between the collaborators, and how they balance Data Sketches with their freelancing work.


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4. Introducing our guests: Shirley Wu & Nadieh Bremer (00:02:10)

5. Nadieh Bremer (00:02:40)

6. Shirley Wu (00:03:26)

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12. Are you inspired by other projects? (00:25:18)

13. How is working in a team affect your motivation? (00:26:55)

14. Balancing of paid and leisure projects (00:30:17)

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