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Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Manolo Frias - Goodreads

I got inspired by "The Visual Display of Quantitative Information", Tufte's first book on information design. According to Tufte "Visual Explanations" is about "pictures of verbs", the representation of causes and effects. Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

More of a graphics design book than a data visualization book like Visual Display of Quantitative Information. It didn't relate to my interests as much, but it's still a gorgeous book and an interesting read. Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Todd Stockslager - Goodreads

Third of the series of Tufte's brilliantly-done graphic design and quantitative analysis guides, this one focuses on images that provide "Visual Explanations." These images can show quantities, least ... Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Krishna Kumar - Goodreads

Tufte explains how information can be more effectively conveyed to audiences, even those with less knowledge about the details. As an example, he shows how the NASA Challenger tragedy could have been ... Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

This book shows that Tufte's a brilliant designer, but a poor critical thinker. Tufte creates and calls attention to some beautiful displays of information, but he has a tendency to fixate on the ... Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - John Brian Anderson - Goodreads

Part art book, part tech book, part history book. Very interesting and informative book on visual representations. Well done. Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Nicolae Racovita - Goodreads

my professional life can be divided in two: before and after this book (also all other books by Edward Tufte). if you are into visual design, web design, interaction design, any design, read those ... Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Lorettab - Goodreads

Excellent book! Anyone doing presentations, would benefit from this book. I took the class years ago with Edward Tufte and it was a fabulous experience. Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Gridd Consultancy - Goodreads

it's not an easy read but it's definitely a must-read! Read full review

Review: Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative

User Review  - Christina Plaut - Goodreads

Three and a half stars. The comparisons of the data presentation of Broad Streep Pump cholera epidemic and the Challenger explosion were fascination, but the rest of the book just didn't stand up to his other writings. Read full review

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