Stephen Few's keynote at the Tableau European Cusotmer Conference was well attended despite the cusotmer party the night before, attesting to the interest of the conference attendees in hearing about how the mind consumes data.
Let's recap the keynote via the reactions of the listerners:
Stephen Few - the skills for sense making with data aren't being taught in schools. #tcceu12
— Daniel G Murray (@DGM885) April 4, 2012
#tcceu12 Better understanding leads to better decisions which leads to a better world.Trust in the human brain to make sense of the noise.
— Sean J (@seanyj) April 4, 2012
Few: Associations within the brain are a powerful tool but we can't easily delete false associations we've created #tcceu12
— Craig Bloodworth (@craigbloodworth) April 4, 2012
#tcceu12 Stephen Few : Dancing on the stage to some funky tunes, the man has some moves.
— Matt_Francis (@Matt_Francis) April 4, 2012
#tcceu12 Sensemaking, Verbal, Numeric, Visual
— Marcel P. Bosboom (@plieka) April 4, 2012
Stephen Few -Our problems today are complex and visual reasoning is important for connecting the dots ,find meaningful patterns #tcceu12 <+1
— Andrew Fox (@Andrew__Fox) April 4, 2012
A thought-provoking keynote to kick off the last day of #TCCEU12.