Edward Tufte Course – Denver, CO – 7/20/2012

8 Jul

Finally signed up for the Edward Tufte one-day course that’s being presented in two weeks.  I missed out on the chance to attend last year (didn’t know about it until after it was full), but I’m really excited that I’ll be there this year!  See more info at https://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/courses.  From the course web page, here’s the topic list:

Topics covered in one-day course

  • fundamental strategies of analytical design
  • evaluating evidence used in presentations
  • statistical data: tables, graphics, and semi-graphics
  • business, scientific, research, and financial presentations
  • complexity and clarity
  • effective presentations: on paper and in person
  • interface design
  • use of PowerPoint, video, overheads, and handouts
  • multi-media, internet, and websites
  • credibility of presentations
  • animation and scientific visualizations
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