Presenting Data and Information with Edward Tufte

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to attend a one day course, Presenting Data and Information, presented by Edward Tufte. Considered by many to be a pioneer in the field of modern data visualization, this was an opportunity I could not pass up.  After all, how frequently do you get the opportunity to meet one of the founders of a specific discipline in person?

The course was presented in a single-day format, taking place in a large ballroom in the Buckhead Westin Hotel.  For a price of $380, the course included a full day of lecture as well as paperback copies of Tufte’s four books:

If you didn’t mind waiting in line, you could have one or two of the books autographed as well.

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