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3 Explaining Magic: Pictorial Instructions and Disinformation Design* Magic, the
production of entertaining illusions, has an appeal quite independent of the local
specifics of language or culture. In seemingly causing an object to vanish or an ...
Although the still flatland of two-dimensional paper works reasonably well for
explaining the step- by-step mechanics of a trick, paper is hopeless for revealing
the swift dexterity of motion that makes for convincing illusions presented to an ...
To explain complex ideas or data, use the method of PGP: Particular General
Particular For example, to help your audience understand a multivariate table of
data, briefly introduce the table and point to a particular number and say what it ...
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An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review
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In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review
Images and Quantities
Displays of Evidence for Making Decisions
The Smallest Effective Difference
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