The Truthful Art (Voices That Matter)

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The Truthful Art is an introduction to quantitative thinking and statistical and cartographical representation written specifically for journalists and designers. A follow-up to The Functional Art, it goes into the specifics of how to create functional charts, maps, and graphs.
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ISBN-13: 9780321934079
ISBN-10: 0321934075
Pagini: 400
Dimensiuni: 175 x 229 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.58 kg
Editura: New Riders Publishing
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Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication of the University of Miami (UM), where he heads specializations in infographics and data visualization. He's also director of the visualization program of UM's Center for Computational Science, and Visualization Innovator-in-Residence at Univisión. Cairo is the author of the books Infografía 2.0: Visualización interactiva de información en prensa, published exclusively in Spain in 2008, and The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization (New Riders, 2012.) Over the past two decades, Cairo has been director of infographics and visualization at news organizations in Spain and Brazil, in addition to consulting with companies and educational institutions in more than 20 countries. You can find Cairo at or on Twitter, where he is @albertocairo.


Preface: It All Begins With a Spark

Introduction: The Island of Knowledge and the Shoreline of Wonder


Chapter 1: What We Talk About When We Talk About Visualization

Chapter 2: The Five Qualities of Great Visualizations


Chapter 3: The Truth Continuum

Chapter 4: Of Conjectures and Uncertainty


Chapter 5: Basic Principles of Visualization

Chapter 6: Exploring Data With Simple Charts

Chapter 7: Visualizing Distributions

Chapter 8: Revealing change

Chapter 9: Seeing Relationships

Chapter 10: Mapping Data

Chapter 11: Confidence and Significance


Chapter 12: On Creativity and Innovation

An Epilogue on What Lies Ahead