Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Tufte   posted by p-ter @ 6/12/2007 04:07:00 PM

Via ALDaily comes this profile of Edward Tufte, described in the article as "the world's only graphic designer with roadies".

The guy has a huge following in the scientific community--The Visual Display of Quantitative Information is proudly displayed on many a bookshelf. I've only browsed through it, but even that has been enough to make me cringe every time I see the lines and colors of the default Excel graph.