Common Good Vermont: Data Visualization, Edward Tufte Style
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Edward Tufte is widely recognized as the thought leader in the visual representation of data. A statistician, Yale Professor and a sculptor, Tufte's recent work and major publications can be reviewed at www.edwardtufte.com. CCTV staff recently attended a day-long Tufte lecture, "Presenting Data and Information". Lauren-Glenn Davitian summarizes his salient points, including the six principles of design, web-based and print based examples of elegant information presentation, and the moral and ethical nature of presenting and consuming non-fiction data and information.