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.
Our Favorite April Fools’ Jokes of 2013, No Kidding
Vimeo goes to the cats, Google treats the senses, and Scope creates a product that may or may not be real.
Apps For That: A Rundown Of Mobile Favorites
In an increasingly mobile world, we see a lot of exciting 3rd party apps that capitalize on our need to do more. Here are a few of designer Lane Kinkade’s personal favorite mobile apps.
Geosocial Universe 3.0: Everyone’s A Critic
Opinions are like social media presences: everybody’s got one. With this graphic, we look at two sites that contain a combined 51 million user reviews.
The Graphic Account: February 25, 2013
This week’s roundup is a good reminder of how visualizations add to the stories that raw data tells. From carbon emissions to Batman, this crop of data visualizations lead us to some astonishing insights
Geosocial Universe 3.0: The Integrated Giants
In this Geosocial Universe 3.0 snackable, we visualize how many of the top 10,000 websites are integrated with major social platforms.
Fashion and Tech, Married at Last
I’m five foot six… on a good day. That being said this new video by the one and only Diane von Fürstenberg for her Spring 2013 collection is probably the closest I’ll get to a catwalk besides, you know, winning a golden ticket, selling a kidney, or putting my family’s cat IBK (Itty-Bitty-Kitty) on a leash. No thanks, this will work fine thank you.
Gmail, The New Place to Meet
Just when you thought Gmail couldn’t get any better, it does. On July 30, Google brought peer-to-peer social network interaction to a whole new level, with its integration of Hangout into Gmail.
From the Campaign Trail with Google: Operation South Carolina
After being on the ground in Iowa to watch Santorum’s last-minute surge and on the ground in New Hampshire to watch Romney claim a victory, it was a welcome reprieve to run the Google Politics and Elections War Room for South Carolina from Google’s DC office.
Tanjore Paintings Meet the Web in a Gorgeous Google India Spot
A great new spot from Google India.