Seeing With Fresh Eyes: Meaning, Space, Data, Truth
Edward Tufte is a statistician/visualizer/artist, taught data analyis and policy making at Princeton and Yale 32 years, and also taught his one-day course on Presenting Data and Information to 328,000 students 1994-2020. He wrote, designed, and self-published 5 books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the 'Leonardo da Vinci of data,' and Bloomberg as the 'Galileo of graphics.' He has designed and constructed a 234-acre sculpture park, studio, and tree farm in northwest Connecticut, which will show his artworks and remain open space in perpetuity, and founded Graphics Press, ET Modern Gallery/Studio, Hogpen Hill Farms.
SEEING WITH FRESH EYES: MEANING, SPACE, DATA, TRUTH
All 5 Books
The one-day online course will be open for sign-ups in mid-October, 2020.
Topics covered in this one-day online course include:
Fundamental data analysis/design strategies: diagrams, data visualizations, maps, images, text, tables, videos, small multiples, sparklines, medical interfaces, sentences and paragraphs. Future of information displays: 4K, 6K video-maps and stop-action moving in time.
Practical real examples: medicine, business and finance, NASA, medical research, science and engineering, and a 40-page chapter from Seeing with Fresh Eyes on data analysis when the truth matters.
How to make meetings smarter and shorter — teaching, very large meetings, medical appointments, hearings, small groups making decisions. How to improve both the content and credibility of presentations.
Spectatorship: How to be a smart consumer of presentations, assessing their credibility and content.
323,000 people from 1994 to 2020 attended continuously changing live versions of the ET course Presenting Data and Information. But now we have an online course video. This course can be viewed anytime, and students receive all 5 ET books in advance by mail — for study hall and reading during the course. The online video is closely keyed to the books, with short reading throughout the course.
Edward Tufte teaches the entire course.
Each student receives all five ET books on information design: