36th Annual Huggins Science Seminar

March 24, 2015 (7:00 pm)

Who: Amanda Cox - Graphics Editor, New York Times

Where: Huggins Science Hall, Room 10

When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @7:00PM

Title: Data Visualization at the New York Times

Amanda will discuss what news graphics have taught her about data visualization (distributuions are more interesting than averages, a lot of good songs have backup singers, the annotation layer is very important). She will also talk about some of the things she is trying to figure out; for example - how we treat uncertainty and how to make charts that play well with words.  

Reception to follow. All welcome.

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