Using lectures on information design, examples of how data visualization is used online and in print, and hands-on exercises that put these ideas into practice, Rune Madsen explains how to design compelling visual stories from data.
The history of information design
Why and when to use different chart types and maps
How to find, download, and prepare datasets for use in data visualizations
How not to lie with data
How to create charts with Tableau Public
How to create interactive maps with CartoDB
Rune Madsen is a Danish designer, programmer, and artist living in New York City. He designs and builds web applications, interactive installations, algorithmic graphic design systems, and many other things involving artistic uses of computation. Rune believes in simplicity, organized complexity, and that the pragmatic and poetic are inseparable.
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