This post is an interview with Selena Fisk, author of “I’m not a numbers person” – previously published in Data Visualisation Society’s online Nightingale publication When I came across I’m not a numbers person and learned about Dr. Selena Fisk, I knew that I would be interested in reading the book to help increase my grounding in data […]
Tag: book review
How do we become active citizens of data?
This post is a review of Jer Thorp’s “Living in Data”. It’s one of the hardest books I’ve had to review, in part because of the nature of the book and in part because of my own circumstances and the nature of how I read this book. But if you want a spoiler (a tl:dr; […]
How do you make the world add up?
The answer to this one is easy – you read Tim Harford’s book: “How to Make the World Add Up” *. But it’s only fair that I give a little bit more of a detailed answer, so this post is a review of the book, first published in 2020. As with many of these books […]
What is the difference between typeface and font?
Last year, I hosted a Fireside Chat with the Data Visualization Society on Typography for Data Visualisation. You can see the full discussion below – I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and emerged with a new enthusiasm and determination to learn more about how I could make the right font design decisions in my data visualisations. […]
When is a book more than just a book?
The answer, of course, is when it is a portal to the universe. I could stop there, but that wouldn’t do justice to this as a book review, my first of several promised for 2021. I’ve chosen to review “I am a book. I am a portal to the universe” for many reasons. Firstly, it’s […]