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Beautiful Evidence: Edward Tufte's Science and Art   Tags: art, data, data visualization, information, information visualization, powerpoint, quantitative reasoning, science, sciences  

A lecture by Edward Tufte on Tuesday, MARCH 8, 2011 at 7pm in the Grand Courtroom
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Edward Tufte is...

  • an expert in the presentation of informational graphics
  • lecturer and artist
  • a writer influencing such fields as information design and visual literacy
  • self-published (4 books)
  • coined the term "chartjunk"
 

ET Quotes

 

"If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint"
 

"The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing."


"The minimum we should hope for with any display technology is that it should do no harm."

 

He has been called WHAT?

The da Vinci of Data; [Biography]
Deborah Shapley. New York Times. (Late Edition (East Coast)). New York, N.Y.: Mar 30, 1998. pg. D.8 [Link]
 

ET on YouTube

This short video shows hightlights from one of Tufte's 'Beautiful Evidence' presentations.

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