Re: Visual Information books by Edward Tufte

Subject: Re: Visual Information books by Edward Tufte
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Tracy Taylor <ipsque -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2005 05:07:30 -0500

Tracy Taylor wrote:

Has anyone used any of Edward Tufte's books to help
design visual information for documentation? Specifically, Visual Explanations?


I tend to think of Tufte's books as influencing the way I think about presenting information and as embodying principles and standards to aspire to rather than as cookbooks to copy from. In other words, I think reading his books and attending his lecture have improved my work, but I've rarely had access to sufficient resources to be able to implement anything on the order of his grand examples this is a terrible sentence but it's five in the morning and I haven't had coffee yet.

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