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Manuel Lima
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Attended Parsons The New School for Design
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My RSA animated video has just surpassed 500,000 views. Check it out: The Power of Networks: http://youtu.be/nJmGrNdJ5Gw
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Thank you, I enjoyed it very much
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Review of Book of Trees by Fast Company:
Manuel Lima's The Book of Trees takes us back to the earliest, nature-inspired frameworks of data visualization.
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Review of Book of Trees by the New Scientist
Trees are a data viz tool that has outlived empires and endured huge upheavals in the arts and sciences.
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Are you in NYC on Thu, April 24? Please join me at STRAND for the official launch of ‪#‎bookoftrees‬ http://attending.io/events/book-of-trees-launch-sign
Join Manuel Lima at STRAND for the official launch of his most recent book - The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowl...
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The Book of Trees - now available for pre-order
The Book of Trees - available for pre-order. Posted: January 8th, 2014 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized |. After many months of research, planning, and writing, I'm extremely happy to announce The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge is now available for pre-order ...
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A short interview by Jesse Thomas for Forbes
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Wow, +Manuel Lima rocks on Forbes :) Awesome, well deserved, Manuel :) We haven't speak for a while and I'm glad for such good news :) All the best!

Refs: Music Visualization: Beautiful Tools to ‘See’ Sound
http://www.visualcomplexity.com/vc/blog/?p=811
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The enticing Petroleum Tree, featured in Chapter one of The Book of Trees
Socony-Vacuum Oil Company produced this diagram, meant as a tool to show off the diversity of products made from crude oil, in 1957. The image showcases the industry’s progress by including a comparatively miniature “Petroleum Tree of 60 Years Ago” diagram in the bottom left-hand corner. The visual reference to...
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Review of Book of Trees by the New Scientist
From studying the bible to visualising computer storage, Manuel Lima's sumptuous The Book of Trees explores the tree diagram's appeal for showing
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After a great win by @lessig against outdated copyright policies http://flip.it/irLf8  Phoenix comes out in support http://ow.ly/u6usK 
Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.
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The animated version of my talk at the Royal Society of Arts last December has just been released. Thanks Cognitive Media for the always remarkable illustrations!
In this new RSA Animate, Manuel Lima, senior UX design lead at Microsoft Bing, explores the power of network visualisation to help navigate our complex moder...
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I saw this on the RSA website and enjoyed it thoroughly. Isn't it amazing how words and pictures are so much more powerful!!!
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Visual Complexity is now available in Japanese: http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/4861007836/
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Au faite... jolie boulot !
je suis fier d'être dedans !
ps : introuvable en france... (?)
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Senior UX Design Lead at Microsoft.
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    Senior UX Design Lead, 2010 - present
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Senior UX Design Lead @ Microsoft, author, lecturer, researcher and founder of VisualComplexity.com
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A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, nominated by Creativity magazine as "one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009", Manuel Lima is a Senior UX Design Lead at Microsoft Bing and founder of VisualComplexity.com - A visual exploration on mapping complex networks.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Manuel worked as a Senior User Experience Designer at Nokia and Senior Interaction Designer at the leading digital agency R/GA. He holds a BFA in Industrial Design and a MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons School of Design, New York. During the course of the MFA program, Manuel worked for Siemens Corporate Research Center, the American Museum of Moving Image and Parsons Institute for Information Mapping in research projects for the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency. 

Manuel is a leading voice on information visualization and a frequent speaker in conferences and schools around the world, including TED, Lift, OFFF, Reboot, VizThink, IxDA Interaction, Royal College of Art, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, ENSAD Paris, University of Amsterdam, MediaLab Prado Madrid.
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  • Parsons The New School for Design
    MFA Design & Technology, 2003 - 2005
  • Technical University of Lisbon
    BFA Industrial Design, 1996 - 2002
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