The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press

Edward Tufte has written seven books, including Visual Explanations, Envisioning Information, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, and Data Analysis for Politics and Policy. He writes, designs, and self-publishes his books on analytical design, which have received more than 40 awards for content and design. He is Professor Emeritus at Yale University, where he taught courses in statistical evidence, information design, and interface design. His current work includes landscape sculpture, printmaking, video and a new book.

He’s offering a one-day course: Presenting Data and Information.

He’ll be covering the following topics:

fundamental strategies of information design

evaluating evidence used in presentations

statistical data: tables, graphics, and semi-graphics

business, scientific, legal, financial presentations

complexity and clarity

effective presentations: on paper and in person

use of video, overheads, computers, and handouts

multi-media, internet, and websites

credibility of presentations

design of information displays in public spaces

animation and scientific visualizations

design of computer interfaces and manuals

More info here:

The Work of Edward Tufte and Graphics Press.

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