Geotagging the World – and What we Can Learn

Check out this cool visualization of how cities are photographed by Eric Fischer. The idea is to see how people’s experiences are documented and how locals and tourists see the same things through a different cultural lens. Blue points on the map are pictures taken by locals (people who have taken pictures in this city dated…

The 7 Somewhat United States of Facebook

This is great work by Peter Warden, a former Apple engineer. He started scraping public profiles and photos from hundreds of millions of Facebook accounts about a year ago, and now has data collected from more than 200 million around the world. Seems Facebook users in the U.S. can be roughly segmented into seven regions,…