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.
With great power comes great responsibility. The internet a is powerful platform for people. Whether or not the people who utilize its power recognize the responsibility that comes with using the tool, people are free to use as they may (for the most part) without a respect or license, but with all the consequence. In the wrong hands the internet is like a brand new Porsche being put in the hands of a fifteen year old.
There are few people I’ve met in my career that have more energy and endurance than I do. Ekaterina Walter is one of those rare people.
It seems like it was just yesterday that the JESS3 team was in Austin, soaking in rays of Texas sunshine, scarfing down breakfast tacos and listening in on amazing panels from our industry’s brightest.
Last week, Facebook’s Andrew Noyes took AP on a tour of their new D.C. office. The space is sleek, creative and very D.C. Love the interactive Facebook “Wall” and really love the “Undisclosed Location” conference room. Watch the video tour and see if you can spot the JESS3 appearance.
On Wednesday, I was fortunate enough to be invited to President Obama’s Town Hall at Facebook’s Palo Alto headquarters to talk about shared responsibility and shared prosperity.