Episode 17-26 The Data Visualizations of Edward Tufte
Summary: On this week’s Tech Nation, Moira speaks with Edward Tufte, Yale University Professor Emeritus who is most widely known for this work in Data Visualization – and his books, including Beautiful Evidence. Then on BioTech Nation, efforts to treat the rare genetic cardiovascular disorder – HCM. You will recognize it as the leading cause of sudden death in young athletes. Tassos Gianokakos, the CEO of MyoKardia, tells us about the condition, the impact on families and Myokardia’s approach.