Aaron Koblin Quotes

I've always been excited by rotoscoping the technique used in films like 'Waking Life ' which fuses animation with real-life emotion. It seemed like it was a process ripe for innovation.

Data can actually make us more human.

I've found that when everyone rallies behind a cause and when they learn their effort can contribute something bigger they get engaged.

As we get more transparent with data sets about infrastructure and systems management I have a feeling we'll see big changes in how we think about complexity and our relationship to our actions.

When I look at a pie chart I just go numb.

What's clear - and exciting - is that communication for social change is growing.

The possibilities for creation and insight are endless. We're constantly collecting more data and it's starting to be very relevant to our lives.

It's so hard for me to wrap my head around the concept of truth I don't even know what people mean by it.

My work is focused on using data to tell stories and explore our common humanity.

I think you can have a ridiculously enormous and complex data set but if you have the right tools and methodology then it's not a problem.

I'm interested in ways that digital interfaces can be utilized as powerful narrative devices and to engage people in new and exciting ways.

Save interesting thoughts quotations films technologies... the medium doesn't matter so long as it inspires you.

I was really intrigued by the idea of using live streams of data that's relevant to real people and that would allow us to reflect and learn about ourselves.

The trouble with progress is that it tends to happen slowly and quietly. It's not necessarily going to shout about itself or make the nightly news like a disaster or a scandal would.