Alyssa Goodman: Why do we need a WorldWide Telescope and glue to solve the Mysteries of the Universe?, at Institute for Astronomy, Hawaii, Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Description: The great statistician John Tukey didn't just invent the Fast Fourier Transform.  In the 1970s, Tukey began experimenting with what is now called "linked view" data visualization, where many views of data are investigated on an interactive computer display at once, linked together so that selections in one view automatically highlight relevant corresponding data in another view.