• the truthful art
    1. Graphics that encode information function as cognitive aids
    2. The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder
      1. Use visualization as a starting point for exploration 1. Exposing complexity and inner contradictions 2. Confluence graph:
    3. Many single number is meaningless, if you dig into it, like # of twitter followers (you can buy with money)
    4. This book is for designers with journalistic discipline
    5. Investigative reporter
    6. Compared to the standard of an effective and truthful infographic, I felt like academic poster is simply dull and not conveying information effectively
    7. The power of dynamic info-graph
    8. A data visualization is a display of data designed to enable analysis, exploration, and discovery