Archive for January, 2008

Don’t Let Your Brain Get in the Way

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

As a specialist in data visualization, essentially I strive to help people think and communicate more effectively. Consequently, I am always on the lookout for new insights into how we think and how thinking can be improved. For example, my library of books about critical thinking is quite large and always growing. In the last [...]

Beauty at the Cost of Insight

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

This entry was written by Bryan Pierce of Perceptual Edge.
Recently, I found a glowing press release from a business intelligence vendor named Blink Logic, which announced that their software is now being used by a large financial services company. After reading the press release, I went to their website where I found the following image:

This [...]

2008 Visual Business Intelligence Workshops

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

In June of 2007, I offered my data visualization courses to the general public in the United States for the first time. My courses are usually taught privately to organizations, at conferences, and at the University of California, Berkeley. Those who wish to attend, but can’t muster enough people for private courses and don’t want [...]