Tag:Edward Tufte

Noooo not another PowerPoint (funny)
Noooo not another PowerPoint (funny)

Every time you write a PowerPoint, Edward Tufte…

Information overload? Maybe it’s bad design

Data, when presented elegantly and with respect, is not confounding but clarifying. “There is no such thing as information overload,” Tufte says at the start of his courses. “Only bad design.”
The following points caught my eye because they succinctly describe vital guidelines. Point number two is a succinct way to say that user errors are not always a sign of insufficient training – sometimes they are the result of bad solution design.