Visualisation of Airbnb through the years: Barcelona. Animated Map: The 20 Most Populous Cities in the World by 2100. In Africa Alone, 13 Cities Will Pass NYC in Size The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays. If you look at a modern map of the world’s most populous cities, you’ll notice that they are quite evenly distributed around the globe. Metropolises like Moscow, New York, Tokyo, Cairo, or Rio de Janeiro are spread apart with very different geographic and cultural settings, and practically every continent today can claim at least one of the world’s 20 most populous cities. In the future, things will be very different, according to projections from the Global Cities Institute. The most interesting part? The Top Four Megacities of the Future According to predictions from the Global Cities Institute, these will be the biggest cities in the world in 2100: Lagos is already one of the biggest metropolises in Africa, and we previously noted that it was one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
In fact, it’s growing so fast, that no one knows how big it actually is. Oops. Lameva.barcelona. L’Ajuntament de Barcelona ja ha posat en marxa canvis per fomentar la mobilitat sostenible: Reforçar la xarxa de transport públic, començant pel desplegament de la xarxa ortogonal d’autobusos i la unió del tramvia per la Diagonal. Apostar per la bicicleta amb inversions de 32 milions d'euros per arribar als 300 quilòmetres de carril bici el 2018. Guanyar espai de qualitat per als vianants amb nous models urbans com les superilles. Substituir la flota d’autobusos i els vehicles de neteja o els de la Guàrdia Urbana per vehicles nets, de gas, elèctrics o híbrids, que en aquests moments ja suposen el 40% de les flotes.
Crear una taula contra la contaminació de l’aire i un grup de treball amb experts per proposar mesures en cas d’episodis i, també mesures estructurals. Més informació:www.barcelona.cat/qualitataire. Map of the Internet — Quartz. Simple techniques for bridging the graphics language gap. 2014 in graphics. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony wants a bulletproof reputation. CARMELO ANTHONY ARRIVES a few minutes late to his second job, and he hurries into a back office to change out of his basketball uniform and into a sweater and loafers. "Sorry, sorry, a CEO should never be late," he says, apologizing again to his staff of six, which assembled for this urgent meeting in Brooklyn at his request. An image consultant has come from Manhattan, and a branding expert has flown in from Los Angeles.
His chief of staff hands him a laptop, and his assistant offers coffee. All of them follow Anthony into a sparse meeting room with wall-to-ceiling windows and a single desk. Anthony purchased this office space about a year ago, even though he was still unsure what he wanted to do with it -- still unsure what he wanted to do himself. The space was in need of transformation, and Anthony was ready to be transformed. "So who exactly is Carmelo Anthony? " "That right there is the big question," Anthony says. "Are you a basketball player? "No way," Anthony says. "That's good. Is Kobe Bryant the reason for the Los Angeles Lakers' downfall? IF ONE COMMON denominator has persisted throughout Bryant's tenure with the Lakers, it is this: The blame lands elsewhere, and usually with teammates. O'Neal -- at times a mentor to Bryant, at other times freestyle-rapping to a packed club in Manhattan, "Yo, Kobe, tell me how my ass taste" -- is one in a long line of Bryant's teammates who've struggled to stick to a single script in describing the singular man.
Bynum, Gasol and Howard have each been at turns coy, reticent, warm or biting. And, in turn, each has taken massive doses of blame in the media without Bryant meaningfully coming to their rescue. "I've had a lot of clients who didn't want to play with Kobe. " - Prominent NBA agent "I've had a lot of clients in the last five years, good players, who didn't want to play with Kobe," says an agent who has had numerous NBA stars. "I just never felt like the Lakers put as much effort into the building-the-team part of it," says an agent who once had a free agent decline a Lakers offer.
A Corrections Crunch | The Shale Life. Welcome to iTrace - Please log in. Women Inmates Separate But Not Equal (Paid Post by Netflix From NYTimes.com) The Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that in 2007, the most recent year for which data are available, 1.7 million children had a parent in state or federal prison. But since women inmates are more likely than males to have been their children’s primary caregivers, those children are often displaced — either sent to live with family members outside the home or placed in state care. In addition, the comparatively limited number of women’s facilities — there are 28 federal women’s prisons, versus at least 83 for men — means that women often end up farther from their homes and families, compounding the strain of maintaining healthy relationships while they’re serving time. In an August 2013 op-ed in The New York Times, Piper Kerman, author of the prison memoir Orange Is The New Black, which inspired the Netflix series of the same name, calls the distance between women prisoners and their families “a second sentence.”
“We cry together. We get mad at each other together. 342,000 Swings Later, Derek Jeter Calls It a Career. NFL QB | Longform. Even after the blackballing ended, opportunities for blacks to play quarterback were limited because of a prevailing belief that they lacked the intelligence and leadership ability to play the position. For years African-Americans who had played quarterback all their lives hit a wall once they reached the NFL. After starting at QB in college at Minnesota, Tony Dungy went undrafted and had to accept a switch to safety when the Steelers signed him as a free agent in 1977. The league was similarly uninterested in Moon as a quarterback, even after a stellar career at Washington that included the Rose Bowl MVP award in ’78. Moon signed instead with the Canadian Football League and starred there for six seasons before attitudes changed enough for him to get his chance in the NFL, where he became a first-ballot Hall of Famer.
It’s regrettable enough that dozens of would-be black quarterbacks from the 1930s to the ’80s experienced similar resistance from the NFL. Losing Ground. In just 80 years, some 2,000 square miles of its coastal landscape have turned to open water, wiping places off maps, bringing the Gulf of Mexico to the back door of New Orleans and posing a lethal threat to an energy and shipping corridor vital to the nation’s economy. And it’s going to get worse, even quicker. Scientists now say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years, so far unabated and largely unnoticed.
At the current rates that the sea is rising and land is sinking, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say by 2100 the Gulf of Mexico could rise as much as 4.3 feet across this landscape, which has an average elevation of about 3 feet. If that happens, everything outside the protective levees — most of Southeast Louisiana — would be underwater. Explore Delacroix, La. The effects would be felt far beyond bayou country. “Now it’s all open water,” Lambert said.
15 Maps That Don't Explain the Middle East at All - Nick Danforth. The Atlantic/Nick Danforth Violent upheaval in the Middle East has recently spawned all manner of maps purporting to explain how the region got this way. Here, instead, are 15 maps that don’t claim as much. Or rather, they do not seek, like many other maps, to capture some fixed set of core facts about the region. Instead, these maps provide a more fluid perspective on the Middle East, often by showing what didn’t happen as opposed to what did.
But for all these maps don’t show, they do illustrate one thing: the sobering fact that no one map—or even set of maps—can ever explain the region’s complex history and politics. 1. Rudyard Kipling once wrote that “East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” 2. At a time when the Crusades still serve as the historical starting point for many discussions of the modern Middle East, this map offers perspective on how these messy medieval wars became a go-to metaphor for Christian-Muslim conflict. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. 11. 12. Deadly Affection. About this series The Dallas Morning News is tracking every suspected domestic violence homicide in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Denton counties in 2014, as part of its yearlong examination of domestic violence deaths in North Texas.
The News began this in-depth look at the issue after a series of horrific domestic violence deaths shook the area and inspired Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to call for an end to the violence. In each installment of the Deadly Affection series, which typically is published once a month, The News aims to explore a different aspect of domestic violence to explain the toll it takes on the North Texas community. Previous stories have highlighted the impact on loved ones left behind, and Dallas County's failure to enforce a gun ban on some domestic abusers. An interactive map is routinely updated to show where the killings occurred, who the perpetrator and victims were and their relationship to each other. 9 questions about the Israel-Palestine conflict you were too embarrassed to ask.
Manchester United in Los Angeles. Global Opposition to U.S. Surveillance and Drones, but Limited Harm to America’s Image. Many in Asia Worry about Conflict with China Revelations about the scope of American electronic surveillance efforts have generated headlines around the world over the past year. And a new Pew Research Center survey finds widespread global opposition to U.S. eavesdropping and a decline in the view that the U.S. respects the personal freedoms of its people. But in most countries there is little evidence this opposition has severely harmed America’s overall image. Explore Global Opinions of U.S. Surveillance In nearly all countries polled, majorities oppose monitoring by the U.S. government of emails and phone calls of foreign leaders or their citizens. Another high-profile aspect of America’s recent national security strategy is also widely unpopular: drones.
Despite these misgivings about signature American policies, across 43 nations, a median of 65% express a positive opinion about the U.S. The Snowden Effect The Middle East is the clear exception. Asia in Focus Balance of Power. The Crisis With Children Crossing the Border. Major towns where children caught from Jan. 1 to May 14 came from San Pedro Sula, which has the world’s highest homicide rate, sent more than 2,000 children. Tegucigalpa, Hondura’s capital, sent more than 900, the second highest number. More than 800 children were from Juticalpa, a rural town. Circles are sized to the number of children This rural town, is among the poorest in a nation. Guatemala’s capital is plagued with gang violence. Rival gangs are responsible for most of the murders in El Salvador’s capital.
Cent anys de la Primera Guerra Mundial - Sàpiens. How Birth Year Influences Political Views. Knowing how formative events are at different ages, along with the president’s approval rating, allows Mr. Ghitza and Mr. Gelman to estimate a group’s presidential voting tendencies over time, including during childhood. These preferences are not necessarily how the group voted, because they do not take into account short-term shifts, like Mr. Obama’s wide popularity in 2008. The model works best for white voters. Preferences of whites born in 1941 Here are the cumulative preferences for whites born in 1941. A Rogue State Along Two Rivers. Aleppo: Ejected by Other Rebel Groups In 2013, ISIS emerged from the remnants of Al Qaeda in Iraq and began to operate in Syria. The vacuum created by the country’s civil war provided a place for ISIS to rebuild.
Syrian rebel groups initially welcomed ISIS as an ally, but soon realized that they did not have the same goals. ISIS was more interested in forming an Islamic state than in toppling the Syrian government — and had no problem with killing other insurgents to make it happen. These tensions culminated in a revolt against ISIS. Jarablous: Supply Routes ISIS Control After being pushed out of Aleppo, ISIS moved east, attacking rebel bases and taking over towns like this one, near the border with Turkey, that are arteries for money and supplies.
Raqqa: Instituting Strict Rules Via Associated Press In keeping with its goal of creating an Islamic state, ISIS has instituted strict rules in most of the towns it has seized. Deir al-Zour: Besieging a Provincial Capital Attacked by ISIS. Valley of Fire. Wildland fire chief Darrell Willis tore along the highway and turned on his truck's headlights to cut the smoke. Ash and embers rained down around him. Over the past two days, a small mountain fire had come to life, a monstrous life. He'd just learned that his team of crack firefighters had deployed their emergency shelters, thin blankets of aluminum and silica they carried as a last refuge. Now he was careening toward the south end of the fire, down where they were. He grabbed his cellphone and called his wife. He saw two shapes on the closed highway and stomped on his brakes. He pulled into the parking lot at the Ranch House restaurant, where several dozen firefighters and refugees had gathered.
Willis' heart leapt when he saw Brendan McDonough, a member of his 20-man team of wildland firefighters. But McDonough was alone. Together they watched silently as the fire advanced across the valley, leaping from house to house. The radio crackled again. "No, make that 19. " "Why? " Stand down. 40 maps that explain the internet. The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.
How the internet was created Before the internet, there was the ARPANET Before the internet, there was the ARPANETARPANET, the precursor to the modern internet, was an academic research project funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency, a branch of the military known for funding ambitious research projects without immediate commercial or military applications. Initially, the network only connected the University of Utah with three research centers in California. The internet around the world Threats to the internet The geography of online services Twerking vs.
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The New York Times recopila en un especial sus mejores trabajos multimedia e interactivos de 2013. La representación visual de los resultados deportivos: 14 gráficos inspiradores en 2013. NSA files decoded: Edward Snowden's surveillance revelations explained | World news. Los newsgames, otra forma de hacer periodismo. 10 Inspirational New York Times multimedia and interactive features. Where Poor and Uninsured Americans Live - Interactive Map. NO ES UNA CRISIS. NYT apuesta por el periodismo ilustrado. 5 Reasons Images are King with Social Media Marketing. #OccupyGezi: The Power of Images. Una app que convierte las noticias en videos. México: Medio de deportes incluye un juego para contar historia. Syria News | Covering the Crisis. Visual map and timeline | Police shootings in Lakewood, Wa. “Vidas contadas” o cómo visualizar con datos la represión de la Guerra Civil y el Franquismo. En la redacción. Entrevistas visuales a golpe de clic. El placer de la linealidad. Trece recursos web para crear gráficos.
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