Browsing All posts tagged under »Edward Tufte«

David Byrne on Edward Tufte on PowerPoint

April 17, 2008

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Yeah, I know what you’re thinking: “what? …why?” Me, too. I guess he is a performer. Anyway, here it is: http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2005/03/08_byrne.shtml (Of course, it’s from UC Berkeley.) More on topic: http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0002PP http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001yB Slightly less intellectual: http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html By the way, I’ve just finished reading (again) both Envisioning Information and Visual Explanations. You should read them both […]

Sparklines

November 28, 2007

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Sparklines are beautiful. Impactful. Simple. Elegant. I’m going to try to start using this concept as soon as possible. I’m taking a course in healthcare info systems this semester, and we hear constant talk about “dashboards.” Example dashboards are invariably hideous or so simple that too little information is conveyed. I think this idea has […]