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Data Visualization (MS) Presents a lecture by Kaiser Fung

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Parsons AMT Data Visualization (MS) and Data Visualization New York Present: “What I Learned from Ten Years as a Datavis Critic” lecture by Kaiser Fung

Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Theresa Lang Center, 2nd floor 55 West 13th Street, Room I202, New York, NY 10011

Everyone has an opinion about graphs and charts. “That’s beautiful!” “That’s misleading!” But few people have precise language to describe what they like or don’t like about data visualization. Drawing on ten years producing the Junk Charts blog, the premier source of online dataviz criticism, I have developed the Trifecta Checkup framework for appreciating data graphics. This framework also serves a guide for improving one’s charts, as good artists must develop a discriminating eye for the strengths and weaknesses of artwork.

As space is limited, please register here: http://www.meetup.com/DataVisualization/events/223774643/

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