@rahulbot and colleagues have explored visualising data on food (using laser cutters) to engage the public with local issues in Somerville, MA
If there’s one thing Brits and Yanks can agree on, it’s that getting a beer is better than getting a greeting card. So on July 3, the brand is encouraging Americans to grab a Newcastle Brown Ale and toast the Brits banished by the Revolutionary War—and celebrate how terrible American teeth could have been.
Well played, Newcastle.
This barely-intelligible but creative map shows restaurants in Chicago.
"The change marks a watershed moment in Facebook’s history and the end of a dream — Mark Zuckerberg’s dream — of a world where everything you eat, do, play, pin, visit, or listen to gets automatically shared to Facebook in real-time. Unfortunately for Zuckerberg, users weren’t yet ready for (or didn’t want) that kind of transparency in their daily lives."
Facebook gives up on automatically posting everything you do online
Mark Zuckerberg’s quantified self dream is over — for now (via thisistheverge)
Read about this week’s cover, “Free Delivery,” by Bruce McCall: http://nyr.kr/1jPdNUX
Super Important Tweet is a great way to troll Twitter
Your opinion is super important. There’s one problem, though: when you tweet, you don’t get the attention you deserve. Thankfully, the Super Important Tweet service exists. It’s a simple site that lets you highlight the importance of your words. Using it couldn’t be easier: just type in what you want to tweet, pick a color, and send your tweet. It’ll look something like this.