My mission is to visualize, transmit and transform information via interfaces, vibrations and experiences that unify, inspire and harness our collective spirits.
Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated by information:
What is it? When is it consumed? How is it represented? How can it be transferred?
This curiousity, along with an equally strong interest in computers, led me to study Electrical/Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Duke University and Information Networking at Carnegie Mellon University. Whenever possible, I would focus on aspects of user interface design or data visualization.
My current focus is Information Visualization; as a discipline, it singularly melds my skills and interests in graphic design, user interfaces, programming, data mining, etc.
Other active areas of interest include UI/UX and intersections (and cross-pollinations) between art, music, machine learning, distributed networks, creative collaboration, generative art, big data, linguistics, physical controllers.
A selection of companies and organizations I have worked with/for over the years:
Proferi (now Tidemark)
The Energy Foundation
Trusted Information Systems (TIS)
Carnegie Mellon University
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
- Manuel Lima / 2011
- September / 2006
- Ignite Talk, Eyeo Festival / 2015