The New Sick Man of Europe: the European Union. French Dispirited; Attitudes Diverge Sharply from Germans Overview The European Union is the new sick man of Europe.
Edward Tufte’s “Slopegraphs” After you read this post, you’ll probably want to check out the follow-up, A Slopegraph Update.
Back in 2004, Edward Tufte defined and developed the concept of a “sparkline”. Odds are good that — if you’re reading this — you’re familiar with them and how popular they’ve become. What’s interesting is that over 20 years before sparklines came on the scene, Tufte developed a different type of data visualization that didn’t fare nearly as well. Facebook Privacy: 6 Years of Controversy [INFOGRAPHIC] Alexander Hotz is a freelance multimedia journalist and public radio junkie based in New York City. Currently he teaches digital media at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Follow Alex on Twitter at @hotzington. The release of Facebook Places raised serious privacy concerns for users of the social network. Places allows users to alert their friends to where they are by checking-in to a nearby location, often via mobile phone.
Steve Job's Life and Career Timeline. Steve Jobs Passes Away Oct 5, 2011 Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs died at age 56 from pancreatic cancer, the company announced Thursday, leaving the technology giant without its visionary.