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Data Visualization / Information Design

Edward Tufte: Pioneer in Data Visualization

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.

The Work of Edward Tufte

Be sure to watch Tufte's wife, Inge, in her film Teaching to See