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The art of data visualization

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FlowingData. 37 Data-ish Blogs. You might not know it, but there are actually a ton of data and visualization blogs out there.

37 Data-ish Blogs

I'm a bit of a feed addict subscribing to just about anything with a chart or a mention of statistics on it (and naturally have to do some feed-cleaning every now and then). In a follow up to my short list last year, here are the data-ish blogs, some old and some new, that continue to post interesting stuff. Max Kiesler – Designer. Ideas, issues, concepts, subjects - v. Information aesthetics. Visualizing Music. Edward Tufte. Edward Tufte is a statistician and artist, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Statistics, and Computer Science at Yale University.

Edward Tufte

He wrote, designed, and self-published 4 classic books on data visualization. The New York Times described ET as the "Leonardo da Vinci of data," and Business Week as the "Galileo of graphics. " The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Visual Explanations: Quantities, Evidence. Envisioning Information. Junk Charts.

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