THE BEST drop in slow motion. Infographic: the Freelancer’s Game of Life. Bordalier institute, longtailed / skewed distributions, power laws, Pareto law, Zipf"s law, Zipf-Mandelbrot law, law of Gutenberg-Richter, Lotka's law, maximum power principle, Bredford"s law, rank-size rule, 80/20 rule ... self-organization, complexity. Hallucination. Edward Tufte. Topics covered in this one-day course include: A new, widely-adopted method for presentations: meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.
Fundamental design strategies for all information displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video, data visualizations, and randomized displays for making graphical statistical inferences. New ideas on spectatorship, consuming reports. How to assess the credibility of a presentation and its presenter, how to detect cherry-picking, how to reason about alternative explanations. Standards of comparison for workaday and for cutting edge visualizations. Visual Thinking. InfoGraphics (Visual Maps)