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.
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 6 days ago by Joanna Deane
This is a classroom/lecture book. The books by E. Tufte are so much better.Published 13 days 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 3 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 3 months ago by G. Olin
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 3 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 4 months ago by Janet
I found this to be an easy to read, informative text for introductory data visualization techniques. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Everyone raves about this book. It's OK. But it's overrated, imho. I found the book's style to be condescending at times. And the examples to be overly simplistic. Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Suchocki
I initially thought the book would teach me the ways to look at the data I am working on daily. After finish reading the book, I found out that nobody could teach me how to look at... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Harry