Wednesday, March 4, 2020

An opinion article for IEEE

IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications has just published my opinion article “If Anything on This Graphic Causes Confusion, Discard the Entire Product.” If you're wondering where that quirky title comes from, see the last part of this article for Nightingale from a few months ago. “If Anything...” also deals with Sharpiegate, but its focus is a bit different: I talk about the role that people who mediate between a visualization and its intended audience—a TV presenter explaining how to read a graphic, for instance—may play.

The article is paywalled, but here's an early and unedited draft.