Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University.
He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Bloomberg as the "Galileo of graphics." Known for his firm opinions, he is important in the fields of information design and visual literacy
Many disagree but those working in information design l have read and thought about Tufte's work.
Be sure to watch Tufte's wife, Inge, in her film Teaching to See
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