SCD Summer School 2017 Limits of Growth
Day 2 : Data Fictions Workshop 12/7/17

Workshop Leads
Ben Stopher
David Benque

Materials: Pens, rulers, A1 newsprint and masking tape.

2.00 - 2.30 Ben hello and Benque deck two (charts, possibility space and data narratives).

2.30 – 2.45 In 3 graph groups (i.e. scatter, axis, curves) draw 10 blank versions of their specific graph group.

2.45 – 3.05 Has Rosling vid:
https://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_at_state#t-550408 (20 mins) or
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo - shorter one (5 mins)

3.05 – 4.00 blank plots are shared between the graph groups and each group must label said graphs. The following themes can be used and mixed: economic (national and International), energy mix, social economic data, demographic data, climate data, industrial data, food production, medical data, consumption of materials, AI development etc.

Web ref:
http://world.bymap.org
http://www.worldometers.info
https://ourworldindata.org
https://www.ons.gov.uk

https://www.gapminder.org/tools-offline/ - Rosling software

4.00 – 4.15 pin up all charts on studio wall.

4.15 – 4.45 present charts back to group.

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