Nicolas Belmonte is Director of Engineering, Urban Computing and Visualization at Uber. The Urban Computing and Visualization group is comprised of UI/Web Software Engineers, Computer Graphics Engineers, Information Designers and Data Engineers that build data products to explore self-driving car, geospatial and business data in the context of urban mobility and in collaboration with groups like the Advanced Technology Group (ATG), Maps, AI Labs, Risk and Security and the Machine Learning Platform. Prior to Uber Nicolas run the interactive.twitter.com effort at Twitter, a public-facing platform that delivered visual narratives describing how big events were lived on Twitter with work featured on the NYTimes, Cannes, Twitter IPO and other outlets. Nicolas' interests span from information design to computer graphics, covering data journalism, abstract and scientific visualization and data art.
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Talks, Interviews & Articles
May 2018 Uber Visualization for Mapbox's Locate conference in San Francisco, CA
May 2018 Wind Map exhibit at Fondation EDF in Paris, France
Apr 2018 Myriahedral Projections for Uber Visualization Nights.
Mar 2018 Open Source at Uber: A Conversation with Nicolas Belmonte, Head of Visualization for Uber Engineering.
Oct 2017 Uber Visualization talk for NYU ITP.
Jul 2017 Uber Visualization Nights (San Francisco): deck.gl talk for Uber Visualization Nights.
Jun 2017 Uber Visualization Team talk for NABDConf in Paris, France
May 2017 Visualizing data with deck.gl talk for PLOTCON Conference.
May 2017 Visualizing data with deck.gl talk for OpenVis Conference.
Apr 2017 Wind map process in Deck.gl blog.
Apr 2017 Uber's open source data visualization tool now goes beyond maps in Techcrunch.
Apr 2017 Deck.gl v4: Uber's framework for advanced data visualization in Uber Engineering Blog.
Nov 2016 Deck.gl in Uber Engineering Blog.
May 2016 Engineering intelligence through data visualization at Uber in Uber Engineering Blog.
Aug 2015 The Pulse of a City: How People Move Using Engineering at Uber in Uber Engineering Blog.
Aug 2015 Author of chapter "Data Visualization Techniques with WebGL" in WebGL Insights
Apr 2015 WebGL for Graphics and Data Visualization - OpenVisConf in Boston, MA
Nov 2014 The Geography of Tweets - BBC Developer Conference in London, UK (slides) (video)
Nov 2014 Extracting and Visualizing Insights from Real-Time Conversations Around Public Presentations - IEEE Vis in Paris, France (short paper) (poster)
Aug 2014 Hacking public-facing data visualizations at Twitter - The Graphical Web in Winchester, UK (video)
Aug 2014 Interview by the Brazilian magazine "Epoca"
Jul 2014 Interview by the Peruvian newspaper "El Comercio"
Mar 2014 How we made the SOTU Twitter visualization for Source
Mar 2014 Presented a demo at Tapestry Conference in Annapolis, MA
Feb 2014 Twitter's Nicolas Belmonte on his State of the Union Visualization - Q&A with the Society for News Design (SND)
Dec 2013 Growing
a Language for Graphics - DotJS in Paris, France (video)
Oct 2013 #Interactive:
Data Visualization at Twitter - Data Visualization Meetup at Twitter HQs, San Francisco, CA (video)
May 2013 La visualisation de données comme outil pour découvrir et partager des idées sur le Web - SudWeb 2013 at Avignon, France (video)
Feb 2013 Exploring Web Standards for High Data Density Visualizations - Strata Conference at Santa Clara, CA, USA
Oct 2012 Article - Image and video post-processing with WebGL - Opera Software
Jun 2012 Interview for Fayerwayer - Dos Latinos en Silicon Valley - Fayerwayer at Santiago, Chile (video)
Apr 2012 Data visualization for the Web - Stanford ACM Tech Talks at Palo Alto, CA, USA
Mar 2012 Leaving Flatland: Getting Started with WebGL - SXSW at Austin, TX, USA
Oct 2011 WebGL Fundamentals - SenchaCon at Austin, TX, USA (video)
Sep 2011 Principles of Analytical Design - Visual.ly group meetup at Mountain View, CA, USA
Aug 2011 PhiloGL: an overview - WebGL BOF SIGGRAPH at Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jun 2011 PhiloGL: A WebGL Framework for data visualization, creative coding and game development - WebGL Camp at Google HQs at Moutain View, CA, USA (video)
Nov 2009 Using Web Standards to create Interactive Data Visualizations for the Web - Parisian Seminar on Information Visualization and HCI at Paris, France
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