Kanye West’s Lyric Data Sculpture

by October 18, 2015

Kanye West’s Lyric Data Sculpture.

I Know You See Me,
I Know You See Me,
I Know You See Me,
It’s like I’m 3D!” -@KanyeWest

Mapper's Delight Kanye 3D


Rap Research Lab After-School Program

· by October 18, 2015

We have a few openings for our free after-school program. Applications are here.

RRL 2015 Flyer


Research Lab Design Charrette

· by October 17, 2015

Scenes From Saturday’s Research Lab Design Charrette where 10 educators helped us workshop and modify our curriculum.

This content coding exercise where we searched for 5 recurring themes in the lyrics of @kendricklamar & @nickiminaj is one of the analog data analysis & visualization lessons that will be included in our Teacher Toolkit.

Content Coding

Content Coding


· by October 16, 2015

Eyeo Festival’s 5th Anniversary Catalog

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To celebrate the Eyeo Festival’s 5th Anniversary they assembled this beautiful book. A 250 page trip down memory lane and a great resource for digestible doses of insight & inspiration from the most interesting and successful people in the community.

Eyeo reached out to every speaker to ever to grace the Eyeo stage to from 2011 to 2015, and featured us in a spread that includes a project we presented at Eyeo, plus some new thoughts regarding our path, process and inspiration.

The book also includes forwards by Golan Levin and Paola Antonelli, brief recaps of each year by Jer Thorp as well as complete listings of the sessions and workshops that took to place.