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When this illustration is read quickly, the magician's illusion is performed
smoothly; under the dissecting microscope of a slow reading, however, the trick
falls apart, now diagnosed as the substitution of a thin circular ring or plastic disk
for the ...
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 ...
It follows, as a practical consequence of this first rule, that you should never
perform the same trick twice on the same evening. The best trick loses half its
effect on repetition, but besides this, the audience knows precisely what is
coming, and ...
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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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