Scaling the Tufte effect

“Reading Edward Tufte’s latest opus, Beautiful Evidence, I stopped on page 176 to consider his redesign of a table of data about cancer survival rates, sho

“Reading Edward Tufte’s latest opus, Beautiful Evidence, I stopped on page 176 to consider his redesign of a table of data about cancer survival rates, shown (in part) here. As you can see, it’s a stack of sparklines, each decorated with data labels. In Tufte’s online forum you can find the original table, the redesign, and an assortment of PowerPoint manglings of the data.” (Thanks rc3.org!)


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Date:
November 24, 2016
Author:
XPLANE