The example data sets are easy to understand and the lessons of good design seem to pop up from the surface of the pages.
I feel I have a much better understanding of how to make good visualizations after reading this book, and am really excited about the possibilities.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is either involved with data or designing software for data analysis or visualization.
As an analyst and a software developer, I found it difficult to reason about whether data visualization was "good" or "not good" because all such judgments seemed... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paul A Boothe
I love this book. It's such a fun read with interesting, practical lessons. If you want your data reports to stand out, you need this book.Published 8 months ago by Joanna
This is a classroom/lecture book. The books by E. Tufte are so much better.Published 8 months ago by Dirk Dittmer
This was one of our texts for this quarter. I got a good understanding of the best practices and it was very helpful for the visualization project I had for my class. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Greg Parrish
How to take data from an unusable form and put it into information you can use. Great for putting together and executive summary, because the people at the top take a perfunctory... Read morePublished 11 months ago by smileygirl0402
I'm only on page 53, starting chapter 4, but Stephen broke it down line by line. Literally! I am a Senior in college and I figured out why I struggle in college. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
It's my info visualization class textbook. It's nice and easy to read. Good for starters. The book is too heavy for me though.Published 12 months ago by Janet