PETER POLACK
who?
Lifestreams
    interface
  • speculation
  • health
MDNav
    interface
  • spaceflight
Gin
    interface
  • genomics
Chronodes
    interface
  • health
Dextrous
    illustration
    New Machines
      illustration
      Camposition
        interface
      • internet
      3DPCP
        interface
      • internet

      current status

      and completion progress

      Pursuing a Master's in Computer Science at Georgia Tech, writing a thesis about how algorithms are rationalized through visual representations.
      Contributing to work and open discussions at the Local Data Design Lab.
      Working with Arts@Tech to engage Georgia Tech students with the arts, focusing on integrative programs for arts in academics.

      completed missions

      and links to relevant documents

      Education

      • 2017Master of Science in Computer Science
        Georgia Institute of Technology
      • 2015Minor in Artificial Intelligence
        Georgia Institute of Technology
      • 2015Bachelor of Science in Computational Media
        Georgia Institute of Technology
      • 2014Senior Design Capstone
        IT University Copenhagen
      • 2012International Study
        Universitat Politécnia de Catalunya
      • 2011International Baccalaureate Diploma
        Vanguard High School

      Work

      • 2017Georgia Institute of Technology
        Graduate Research Assistant
      • 2016ArtCenter / Jet Propulsion Lab / Caltech Visualization Program
        Designer, Lead Developer
      • 2015Georgia Institute of Technology
        Graduate Research Assistant
      • 2015NIH Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge
        Research Assistant
      • 2015The Goat Farm Arts Center
        Visualization
      • 2013Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
        Fellow
      • 2013Georgia Institute of Technology
        UI / UX Developer
      • 2011DS Media Labs, Inc.
        Design Director
      • 2010MTV Atom Entertainment
        Contracted Developer
      • 2007E19 Industries LLC
        Founder

      Publications

      • 2017Implicating Visualization in the Rationalization of Algorithms
        Master's Thesis
      • 2017User Perceptions of Algorithms in Algorithmic Governmentality
        ICWSM, Author
      • 2016Exploratory Visual Analytics of Mobile Health Data
        Primary Author
      • 2015Interactive Cohort Discovery and Comparison
        VIS, Primary Author
      • 2015Interactive Visualization of Netflow Traffic
        EISIC, Interface Developer
      • 2013Visualizing Multi-Agent Systems
        WI/IAT, Primary Author

      Presentations

      • 2016Mission Design Visualization
        Jet Propulsion Lab, CA
      • 20163DDNA
        Caltech, CA
      • 2016Portraying Algorithms to Others
        MD2K Seminar, web
      • 2016Māori Subject Headings
        Humanities Data Vis, GA
      • 2015Ontology in Visual Representations of Human Behavior
        Computational Social Science, GA
      • 2015Interactive Cohort Discovery and Comparison
        VIS, IL
      • 2015Mobile Health Data Visualization
        GVU Brownbad, GA
      • 2015Discovery Dashboard Demonstration
        MD2K Annual Meeting, TN
      • 2015Policymaking from Wireless Network Interaction
        General Assembly, GA
      • 2013Visualizing Multi-Agent Systems
        WI/IAT, GA
      • 2013ActionScript 3.0 Workshop
        Georgia Institute of Technology
      • 2012Adobe Flash Workshop
        Georgia Institute of Technology

      Selected Games

      • 2014Spirit of the Thief
        For the Gameboy Advance
      • 2013Tread Lightly
        Funded by Kickstarter
      • 2011I Don't Even Game
        10 Million Plays