Thursday, June 11, 2015

Some favorite books, an interview, and a student project

This past month I've been writing like crazy, so I haven't had the chance to update this blog. Don't expect many posts in the next five months; I need to finish writing The Truthful Art before the end of November, as it will be published in early March next year. I'm using Twitter to post updates and links to resources, so please visit my account to see them.

Anyway, I'd like to share a few things: First, the Tableau folks asked me about some of my favorite books on visualization and infographics. They didn't want a comprehensive list (that'd be too long,) but just the books that I believe should be widely read, but aren't, in most cases. I mentioned Jorge Camões upcoming Data at Work: Creating effective charts and information graphics, among others.

Also, if you understand Spanish, I was recently interviewed by a radio station about the role of infographics in journalism, and about the early days of my career as a news designer.

Finally, National Geographic has picked up a project done by our visualization and infographics students. You can read more about it in a previous post and in this description of our graduate programs.