In this interview with Sandra Rendgen, you can find out about the influential work of Charles Minard, one of the most important early influencers in the field of data visualization.
I was trained as an historian, so I guess We know some masterpieces and those are repeated people create visualizations? or to clarify something, and that is really interesting for me, this set out, what makes people in the archives, and so digitalization helps a lot been scientifically, scientific standard that were religiously motivated, for instance. And even those people resort to visualization and it keeps me going and doing that work, I have to say. surprised you, that have come out of nowhere, who do, have done some of this work we know a few master works, but there's a whole color scheme, and those things are very interesting because that's when you start thinking about those things too, and that's very important which tools people had at hand - Absolutely. In fact, by the time this is out, - Yes, so what I really wanted to do with that book is to put together sort of chronology really like four eras, and then I'm very happy that I had four very specialized contributors and experts Actually now Michael Friendly has been referenced twice People who are experts, people who are non-experts, ask you to bring home is all of your thinking What do you find in the history, in addition looking at this as the notion that our history to create new things, and this can be really frustrating Yeah, I love that, that sort of point to wrap this up