What happens if we start measuring everything in "YouTube upload-time"?

What happens if we start measuring everything in "YouTube upload-time"?

Urban bicycling is generally becoming more popular in American cities,  but there are a few smaller trends that complicate the larger narrative.  A new infographic designed by Bike League for the website Visual.ly breaks down the demographics of bicycle use across the country—and there are a few surprises.
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Urban bicycling is generally becoming more popular in American cities, but there are a few smaller trends that complicate the larger narrative. A new infographic designed by Bike League for the website Visual.ly breaks down the demographics of bicycle use across the country—and there are a few surprises.

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Tips for protecting your digital reputation, via All Twitter.

Tips for protecting your digital reputation, via All Twitter.

Sensing the urgency of racial segregation in America, software developer Jim Vallandingham programmed a data visualization that shows many of the top 10 most segregated cities breaking apart along racial lines. Take, for example, St. Louis, Missouri (pictured top). In Vallandingham’s animation, the mostly black core of St. Louis is abandoned by the first-ring suburbs, leaving a vast cultural moat between neighborhoods. Exurbia, for all of its sprawl, remains a tightly knit (or at least similarly skin-colored) community.

Read more, and try the visualizer …

(via Co.Design)

It doesn’t happen too often, but once in a blue moon a hideous chart  contains such a novel conceit that we have to post it. For example: This  phenomenal little animated gif of music industry sales over the last 30 years.
The series of pie charts shows the sales of various music formats:  Thus, you can see cassettes begin devouring the LP, and then CDs  devouring cassettes, and then, of course, downloadable MP3s decimating  CD sales.

(via Co.Design)

It doesn’t happen too often, but once in a blue moon a hideous chart contains such a novel conceit that we have to post it. For example: This phenomenal little animated gif of music industry sales over the last 30 years.

The series of pie charts shows the sales of various music formats: Thus, you can see cassettes begin devouring the LP, and then CDs devouring cassettes, and then, of course, downloadable MP3s decimating CD sales.

fastcompany:

Tonight the GOP candidates prepare for a Debate in Iowa. As debates begin, the facial coding experts at Sensory Logic examine the looks of Republican hopefuls. Find out what emotional reactions—and votes—their faces are likely to garner. See the whole graph here!

fastcompany:

Tonight the GOP candidates prepare for a Debate in Iowa. As debates begin, the facial coding experts at Sensory Logic examine the looks of Republican hopefuls. Find out what emotional reactions—and votes—their faces are likely to garner. See the whole graph here!

(via fastcompany)

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Blow Globe: How the “American drug” is becoming popular in Europe and beyond.
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See more infographics here →

good:

Blow Globe: How the “American drug” is becoming popular in Europe and beyond.

Click through to see the full infographic on GOOD →

See more infographics here →

(via theblueoftombs)

Want to know how to make zero-waste beer? A lot of beer makers are incorporating green practices into their brewing operations, but New Chicago Brewery is taking it to a wholly different level. Read more …

Want to know how to make zero-waste beer? A lot of beer makers are incorporating green practices into their brewing operations, but New Chicago Brewery is taking it to a wholly different level. Read more …

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TenderNoise

Did you know that noise complaints are the no. 1 quality-of-life issue for city residents? The folks over at Movity.com,  before being acquired by Trulia, decided to tackle this issue as a  first step in providing detailed information about life quality of  different city districts with the TenderNoise project.


There are some pockets of (relative) silence around Minneapolis. Does your city have much noise pollution? And does it effect your quality of life?

sunfoundation:

TenderNoise

Did you know that noise complaints are the no. 1 quality-of-life issue for city residents? The folks over at Movity.com, before being acquired by Trulia, decided to tackle this issue as a first step in providing detailed information about life quality of different city districts with the TenderNoise project.

There are some pockets of (relative) silence around Minneapolis. Does your city have much noise pollution? And does it effect your quality of life?

The Crockpot: A Weekly Link-Digest from Utne