There were parties, papers, and presentations. The keynote involved ramen, the capstone cited Rams. Lies were told, we watched stories unfold, and stacked bars of gold. The first IEEE VIS took place inside a giant alien, and the dinosaurs were particularly memorable.
Archives for October 2013
When I’m asked for a good book about visualization, I usually try to change the subject. There is no book I really love, they all have their issues. But thanks to Isabel Meirelles, I can now give a straight answer: Design for Information.
Eagereyes.org turned seven years old last week, on October 1st. Seven years is a long time on the web. In dog years, the site is almost fifty years old! Has it lost its edge? Have I gone soft? Where is the bite? Where is the fight? [Read more…] about The Seven Year Itch
I consider presentation and storytelling the next step in visualization, after most of the focus has been on exploration and analysis so far. An upcoming version of Tableau will include a feature called Story Points, which supports presentation directly in the visualization tool. [Read more…] about Story Points