[Seth-Trips] Edward Tufte, Stanford, December 8, Free

Ren Bucholz ren at trubble.com
Wed Dec 1 19:43:22 PST 2004

That sounds wonderful - I'm planning to drive down for the Sunday 
lecture.  Anyone need a ride?  Aaron - want to grab dinner?


On Dec 1, 2004, at 5:24 PM, Aaron Swartz wrote:

> In addition to bringing his standard (expensive) one-day course to
> Stanford, information design guru Edward Tufte will be giving three
> free lectures, two of which are at Stanford:
> Topic: Beautiful Evidence (Tufte's next book)
> When: Sunday, December 5, at 2:00 pm
> Where: The Skeptics Society, Baxter Lecture Hall, CalTech
> Topic: An Academic and Otherwise Life, an N = 1
> When: Wednesday, December 8, at 4:00 pm
> Where: Lucas Conference Center, SIPER Building, Stanford University
> Please RSVP to IRiSS-info at stanford.edu
> http://events.stanford.edu/events/43/4362/index.shtml
> "Tufte is a leading authority on the design of visual data displays.
> In his academic career he was a world-renowned political scientist,
> who transformed himself mid-career into a graphic design expert.
> During this colloquium for Stanford students and faculty, Tufte will
> describe the progress of his life and career through its many
> fascinating stages."
> Topic: Beautiful Evidence
> When:  Wednesday, December 8, at 7:30 pm
> Where: McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University
> http://events.stanford.edu/events/40/4089/index.shtml
> "Beautiful Evidence develops the fundamental theory of analytical
> design and proposes methods for displaying nearly every type of
> evidence (time series, images, causal arrows, data tables, and
> statistical graphics). His discussion will include his analysis (that
> appeared in the final report of the Columbia Accident Investigation
> Review Board) of the Boeing/NASA PowerPoint slides created after the
> Columbia was damaged but still aloft."
> I hope to attend both, but I currently have a conflict for the second.
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