Ben Fry is the owner and principal of Fathom Information Design, an award-winning studio in Boston focused on making complex data more understandable, accessible, and usable. He holds a Ph.D. from the MIT Media Laboratory and teaches at MIT. Fry has authored and co-authored multiple books and develops Processing, the programming environment he co-created with Casey Reas, which is used by artists, engineers, scientists, and students all over the world. His work can be found in museums (MoMA, Whitney, Cooper Hewitt), feature films (Minority Report, The Hulk), research labs (Harvard, Stanford, MIT), and the portfolios of Fathom's clients such as Nike, Samsung, DARPA, and Mayo Clinic. In 2011, Fry visited the White House to receive the National Design Award for Interaction Design.
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