I’ve been using the location-based social network Foursquare since 2009. Although it will come as no surprise to those who know me, my first check-in was at a Starbucks — although I was surprised to find it was in West Hollywood. Since then, I’ve checked in 4,456 times, across the United States and around the world. […]
LinkedIn Labs has introduced InMaps – a visualization of your LinkedIn network. I first heard about InMaps via a Tweet from fellow #SMMOCer Mel Aclaro. LinkedIn wisely made sharing easy, and so a quick search will find plenty of fresh tweets about this as people discover the new feature. I gave InMaps a quick spin […]
David McCandless is a journalist who has developed a passion for making sense of data, beautifully. It’s a fascinating talk on finding patterns and truth through visualization, when data alone won’t suffice.