HOME / Culturebox : Arts, entertainment, and more. Viz Whiz How artists are mining data sets to make you see the unseen. By Amanda Schaffer|Posted Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at 4:54 PM Tweet Click here for a slide show about art that uses information patterns as paint. . . Advertisement . Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Culturebox articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Amanda Schaffer. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL There Is Nothing Miraculous About a Tornado, Wolf Blitzer A Huge Discovery About Prime Numbers—and What It Means for the Future of Math Giving Poor Kids Computers Changes Nothing Amanda Schaffer is a science and medical columnist for Slate. Click here to load comments.