Jon Keegan (@jonkeegan) is a Visual Correspondent at The Wall Street Journal. His work is focused on the visual exploration of the patterns around us in technology, nature and culture. Previously, he was Director of Interactive Graphics for the Journal, and a news app developer before that. See more of his work here.
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How We Made “Meanwhile, Near Saturn”
Bringing raw imagery from a NASA probe down to Earth without losing its magicPosted on
At NICAR 2015 I saw Al Shaw’s talk about how he worked with LANDSAT satellite imagery to build “Losing Ground.” Al described how he and his colleagues at ProPublica built a suite of custom tools to work with LANDSAT data to tell the story of the degradation of the Louisiana coastline. I was impressed and inspired by their work, and by Al’s reminder that the decades of data and imagery produced by NASA’s satellites and probes were a public-domain treasure trove that surely held many opportunities for storytelling.
3D Printing/Printed Explainer at the WSJ
A Q&A with Jon KeeganPosted on
Mini hit the web, and it reached newsstands today. It was accompanied by an explainer video that demystifies 3D printing tech, and a downloadable, printable 3D model of a sales growth chart from the review itself. The combination of hardware and data was irresistable, so we chatted with Jon Keegan about the project’s origins and their physical-digital plans for future features.