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Obama’s Speechwriter Gives A Graduation Speech

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 [...]

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The Graphic Account: April 17, 2013

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.

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Scrolling through the Story: An Interactive Feature to Information

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.