Data visualization pioneer Edward Tufte to deliver keynote at the Microsoft Data Science Summit

Last month, Microsoft announced that it will host its first Data Science Summit from Sept. 26-28, 2016. The summit will offer hands-on, interactive sessions with the latest big data, machine learning and open source technologies. Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President will deliver the keynote. Microsoft today announced that data visualization pioneer Edward Tufte will deliver a keynote address at the summit on the future of data analysis—and how to draw more credible conclusions from your data. If you’re not yet familiar with Tufte’s work, take a look at his seminal book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. It’s a breathtaking display of information design—a master class in presenting data clearly and powerfully. It’s the book that introduced and popularized many concepts that are bedrocks of data visualization today, such as small…


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