A Brief History of Stats Porn

A Brief History of Stats Porn

A talk I gave at BarCamp London 8 in 2010.

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Andrew Godwin

November 13, 2010
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  1. History of Stats Porn A brief Andrew Godwin @andrewgodwin

  2. c. 950 AD

  3. Nicole Oresme (1323 - 1382)

  4. C. J. Minard, 1869

  5. E J Marey, 1880s

  6. Joseph Priestley, 1765

  7. William Playfair, 1786

  8. William Playfair, 1801

  9. Florence Nightingale, 1858

  10. Will Burtin, 1951

  11. Charles de Fourcroy, 1782

  12. Dr John Snow, 1854

  13. Luigi Perozzo, 1879

  14. Richard A. Becker and William S. Cleveland, 1987

  15. Lee Byron, 2006

  16. James Moody, 1995

  17. Kai Krause, 2010

  18. David McCandless, 2009

  19. Channel 4 / MySociety, 2009

  20. Jesse Bachman, 2004

  21. Thanks. Andrew Godwin @andrewgodwin http://aeracode.org