A 100-year Old Debate: Science or Art in Data Visualization? | Visually Blog


Hello. I’m Andy Cotgreave, Social Content Manager at Tableau Software, and it’s my pleasure to be doing a guest post for Visually. Pop quiz: when did people first start writing about effective ways of visualizing data? Your answer might go back to the 1980s (Edward Tufte, perhaps) or even further back into the 1960s (Jacques Bertin, maybe). Few people would go back so far as 100 years ago. That’s right: one hundred years ago. Willard Cope Brinton, an engineer living in New York, wrote Graphic Me

Source: blog.visual.ly

A 100-year Old Debate: Science or Art in Data Visualization? @Visually

http://blog.visual.ly/100-year-old-debate-science-art-data-visualization/

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