Edward Tufte

Edward Rolf Tufte (/ˈtʌfti/; born 1942) is an American statistician and professor emeritus of political science, statistics, and computer science at Yale University. He is noted for his writings on information design and as a pioneer in the field of data visualization.
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  • A 100-year Old Debate: Science or Art in Data Visualization?

    … visualization as you could by reading anything by Stephen Few, or blogs such as this one. Let’s take a look at a few things he focused on in his book. While we do, ponder two things: how come Brinton isn’t famous; and how come we still need books about this stuff when we knew it all 100 years ago? Imagine you are a data analyst in 1914. 1914…

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