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great storyteller and a clear and sharp mind This is not just a book about visualization it sstoryteller and a clear and sharp mind This is not just a book about visualization it s book about how to do better with data how to present stories and a how journalism is at everybody s hands if they believe on the power of the story the data and the people Visualizing data in a way that it would be correct beautiful and exiting is difficult This book is a great introduction to this topic For beginners there is clear introduction to statistics simple and graphical For advanced readers there are many examples that give inspiration One of the main ideas I got from this book is that good visualization doesn t always have to be simple it shouldn t give impression of confidence or clarity when it is acking in data Nice read for anybody who is dealing with graphics. Cairo eaves the classroom and enters the real world with an in depth ook at how information graphics and visualization teams are organized at publications around the world including The New York Times La Nacin Costa Rica Estado de So Paulo Brazil and He also explains how to develop a successful style book for graphics using sample pages from several real style books for examples Part 4 the An Alien Heat last section of the book features interviews with six to 10eading designers of charts and maps including Jer Thorp Amanda Cox Ben Fry and.
characters The Truthful ArtA very solid introduction to data visualization along with some basic statistics Primarily aimed at journalists and those with ess of a uantitative background I m a scientistengineer Not much by way of the technical details on how to construct visualizations but that wasn t the goal of this book Lot s of great examples from other folks in the field and plenty of excellent references to check out Overall a pleasure to read Although I wanted to absorb as much content as possible Cairo s book is also a page turner for reasons I cannot explain So I rushed through it and now will go for the second passI was it helped me further understand some statistics concepts that were a bit vague to me which is one of the reasons I purchased
It Second Pass Now Update Did AnotherSecond pass now Update Did another read of it following the better to read a good book many times than many bad ones got also references on where to go next Thanks Alberto TODO full review Overall I ove this book It s a thoughtful explanation of both the craft of information visualization which graph depicts it best how why and an insightful warning on the ethics
of information visualization should I drop the wrong values how should I emphasize my story while not playinginformation visualization should I drop the wrong values how should I emphasize my story while not playing the minds of the readers unrespectfully how to spot the damn Rough Rider: BWWM Interracial MC Biker Alpha Male Romance liars from all these statisticiansdata scientists Does not sound preachy on ethics and at times the tone is overtly pragmatic This is how the discussion should take place The examples from technology which among the examples in this book I can understand best are spot on An exceptional array of relevant and modern graphing techniues All the goodinks and references Check them out This may be coming in ow for me because
I already have some background in the area and had high expectations I wasn t expecting materialalready have some background in the area and had high expectations I wasn t expecting material stats or manipulation of data or scientific method but a good chunk of time is spent on it What I hoped to earn was a systematic way of thinking about visualization and going deeper there This book basically gives. The Truthful Art is an introduction to uantitative thinking and statistical and cartographical representation written specifically for journalists and designers A follow up to The Functional Art it goes into the specifics of how to create functional charts maps and graphs Part 1 in The Truthful Art provides a broad introduction to statistics written with journalists and designers in mind Cairo avoids using jargon and formulas focusing instead on how to manage and interpret data sets and how to extract stories from them In Part ,
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Could Also Have Completely Missed The Point Or Come Fromalso have completely missed the point or come from a different place I wasn t prepared to absorb the value Clear and packed with content I enjoyed this one than the first book Functional Art although it s probably because this is geared towards data viz and not illustrated infographics Definitely recommend this for anyone who is starting or already doing data visualization as it covers a number of important practical considerations and helpful tips without being dogmatic subtweet Tufte It s probably also a helpful book for anyone who just wants to avoid being misled by charts they see I really iked the book and the way it was written which made it a very enjoyable read Alberto Cairo s writing is one of the strengths of the bookThe The Truthful Art Data Charts and Maps for Communication goes through the different stages of data visualization From the data collection to the the visuals themselves focusing on guidelines and science principles that produces a good and truthful visualization Also concepts Suggestive Inuiry into the Hermetic Mystery with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers Being an Attempt Towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature like p values confidence intervals and hypothesis testing are explained in a very clear way and withoutoaded maths or notation That was a pleasant surprise for me The book has some valuable valuable advice on how to proceed with exploratory data analysis and the ethics of data visualization I College University Budgeting: College And University Budgeting ll cite a very nice uote from the book If getting your information right is the most important step in creating any visualization the second one is helping the audience interpret it correctlyThere are aot of Integrating Cleveland Baseball lessons to beearned and I The Modern Drunkard's Adventures with Alcohol ll cite three 1 Look at the data from even angles than you are doing Cairo gets down to business giving specific advice on how to use charts and maps in infographics and visualization Readers willearn what kind of statistical charts exist and how to use them correctly; what maps are with an introduction to cartography terms and techniues; the basics of maps including how to create ocator maps and how to understand basic cartographical terms such as projection scale symbolization etc; and the main kinds of thematic maps choropleth isopleth proportional symbol etc and how to use them In Part .