Jon Lovett, Obama’s speech writer is not one of your average inspirational speaker in your graduation. He talks about authenticity, integrity and fighting, which he calls the culture of bullshit, at the 2013 Pitzer College Commencement. He also hilariously mentioned that a degree doesn’t necessarily mean that you know everything. Always check the bottom of [...]
AAA recently released a study about the cost of owning a car. We take a look at their findings using fun, moving graphics.
Talk about big data! This week we found a map of the Internet, an infographic of the loneliest islands on Earth, and a visualization of the distance to Mars in pixels. We think you’ll also get a kick out of a video game based on infographics and Persian rugs made from Google Maps images.
We’ve been particularly intrigued lately by sites that make use of infinite scroll to create stories that are both interactive and beautiful. Whether they present their data chronologically or in a taxonomy of ideas, these infographics combine a multitude of data processing to help the viewer absorb the information in stages. Innovative and fresh, we’ve chosen three that we believe do a first-class job of piecing up the data bit by bit.
Finding a winning formula, whether it’s in sports or in marketing, isn’t about perfection or even hitting benchmarks — it’s about being better than the rest. The right data can help you get ahead of the competition, but you don’t need to be a number cruncher to develop useful metrics.
Vimeo goes to the cats, Google treats the senses, and Scope creates a product that may or may not be real.
In case you’ve been living under a rock with no internet connection, here’s a heads up: season 3 of HBO’s Game of Thrones premieres on Sunday. Like everyone else, we’re excited. To show that excitement, like everyone else, we wanted to create an homage to the series.
The data visualizations we found this week are extensive in their scope: a whole year in the life of a man, every recorded meteorite, all the Twitter relationships between the company’s employees.
How do you represent your brand amidst the chaos of SXSW? Producer Chris Marple outlined JESS3’s simple strategy: “plaster any available surface.”
From antique cartography to personalized logs, lots of beautiful connections mapped out this week! We also found visualizations that make sense of mythological relationships, suss out the virality of content, and a font like none other.