How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information

Autor : Alberto Cairo
Geschlecht : Bücher, Fachbücher, Naturwissenschaft & Mathematik,
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Herunterladen : 3640
Dateigröße : 24.19 MB
Format : PDF, ePub

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How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information

Pressestimmen This book offers a succinct, elegant, accessible look at the ways data can be represented or misrepresented and is a perfect primer for anyone who cares about the difference. I loved this book!--Charles Wheelan, author of Naked StatisticsAlberto Cairo has written a wise, witty, and utterly beautiful book. You couldn't hope for a better teacher to improve your graphical literacy.--Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist and presenter of More or LessAlberto Cairo shares great examples of data visualization and storytelling for anyone who wants to dig into their data.--Dona Wong, author of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information GraphicsA picture may be worth a thousand words, but only if you know how to read it. In this book, Alberto Cairo teaches us how to get smarter about visual information by reading charts with attention and care. I found a lot to steal here, and you will, too.--Austin Kleon, author of Steal Like an ArtistThis book will open your eyes to how everyone uses visuals to push agendas. A master visual designer, Alberto Cairo shows you how to read charts and decode design. After this book, you can't look at charts with a straight face!--Kaiser Fung, author of Numbers Rule Your WorldFunny, engaging, and mathematically correct...A must read for anyone who wants to stay informed.--Cathy O'Neil, best-selling author of Weapons of Math Destruction Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Alberto Cairo is a journalist and designer, and the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami. The author of several textbooks, he consults with companies and institutions like Google and the Congressional Budget Office on visualizations. He lives in Miami.