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Edward Tufte – The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983)

If the statistics are boring, then you’ve got the wrong numbers. Finding the right numbers requires as much specialized skill—statistical skill—and hard work as creating a beautiful design or covering a complex news story.

2 thoughts on “Edward Tufte – The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983)

  1. I wasn’t familiar with him until just a week or two ago, when a friend on Twitter recommended this book. It’s downright beautiful. At one point, I wasn’t sure what he was going for with one of his cleaned-up graph styles (the final version of the box plot); then he used it in place of the frame of a scatter plot. And it was all so clear. 🙂

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