Edward Tufte on NPR’s On The Media

Edward Tufte on NPR’s On The Media

Mike Steedle
March 21, 2010

Minister of Information (follow link to embed of audio)

Edward Tufte is perhaps the country’s foremost evangelist for the clean, clear and rich presentation of complex information. The Obama administration’s stimulus package is flooding the economy with 787 billion dollars for employment and public works projects. Put the two together, as Obama did earlier this month when he nominated Tufte for the stimulus advisory board with the hopes that the public will have a fighting chance of understanding where the stimulus money went and what it’s doing.

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