An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
Unplugging only ignores the hard work of overcoming your distractions.
Yes, there are reasons to worry about Twitter, but it's not about the bots.
Someone breaks into a mailbox that stores letters waiting to be sent and grabs some of them in hopes they’ll contain a check that’s been filled in. That's just the start.
Maps can do more than show us places. They also can help determined people find others long lost, whether birth mothers or fugitive killers.
Every day, humanity generates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. Every minute, users are sharing nearly 500,000 tweets, watching more than 4 million YouTube videos, and conducting more than 3.6 million […]