[nycbug-talk] Edward Tufte - Presenting Data And Information

Andy Michaels lego at therac25.net
Wed Mar 14 23:43:14 EDT 2007

On Mar 14, 2007, at 11:33 PM, Eric Lee wrote:

> Hello,
> I am planning to attend the Edward Tufte 'Presenting Data And
> Information' one day course next month at the Manhattan Center.
> While browsing the 'courses' section of his site, I noticed this 
> clause:
> "The fee for the one-day course is $380 per person. [...] Groups of
> 10 or more, registering simultaneously, receive a 25% discount. "
> Course site: http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/courses
> Dates: Tue, Apr-24; Wed, Apr-25, Fri, Apr-26
> The cost per individual with the group discount would be $285.  The
> cost as a student is $200 (  $150 w/ group discount ).
> Sorry for spamming the list with this request, but I just thought it
> would be a shame if nine other people were silently planning to
> attend. I'm beginning to gain an interest in Information Design and
> this seems like a decent way to learn a bit about it from a
> practitioner. And no, this is not a web design course.  If any of you
> have done his course in the past and have negative impressions of it,
> please let me know so that I may redirect these funds towards Wii
> games, energy drinks and/or a kurobox.
> You may now begin the hurling of rotten vegetables in my general
> direction.
> /eric

Tufte is the master.  I have read 3 of his books and try to use the 
principles therein in all my data graphics.  Unfortunately, I can't 
make it to the class.  I'm sure it's a good session, though!  Enjoy.

small multiples!


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