Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:


British vs. American government in rare vintage infographics
A visual time-capsule of political parallels and contrasts.

Baker Goodchild’s new Direct Mail Infographic proves that Direct Mail is very much Alive
Birmingham-based direct mail fulfilment and print management services provider, Baker Goodchild has produced a new infographics on its website, revealing statistics that everyone should know about direct mail marketing.

Charting an Architect’s Obsession With White—and Other Fun, Irreverent Infographics
Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture by Frank Jacobus is an irreverent, stealthily informative look at architecture through a series of …

Pentagon: the world’s largest office building – in infographics
The Pentagon, the USA’s Headquarters of the Department of Defense in Virginia, is the world’s largest office building. With over 603 869m² of total floor – three times the size of the floor space of the Empire State Building in New York.

Visual Storytelling: The Big Trend for SXSW 2016
While a quick search of infographics yields only 11 results, a mere TWO actually have the word “Infographics” in the title. The industry discourse has …


Why U2’s Bono Isn’t A Billionaire
Though Mark Zuckerberg’s social media site has helped investors including Sean Parker and Dustin Moskovitz achieve billionaire status, Bono is not …

Will Tweet for Money: A New Crowdfunding Avenue
Most recently, the SEC approved tweeting by startups to test investor interest, allowing Twitter to join Facebook as a social media crowdfunding and …

How Snapchat Is Affecting the Kings of Social Media: YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter
We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley …

‘The rules are flawed’: Chinese stock crash leaves investors cynical
The run-up in shares was driven in part by a rush of first-time investors keen to … The post was met with derision online, with one social media user …

The Secret Of Crowdfunding Success? Numbers, Background And Social Media
And to be frank, investors have a lot to choose from in terms of both the … Investors seems to like businesses that take social media seriously.


Smartphones, wearables and big data may be the one health risk you can’t avoid
Mobile devices are becoming vital health tools. One day, we may even be forced to use them to collect data about ourselves – truly, big data.

Indonesia’s Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And Retailers
Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph …

Big Data Making Big Impact in Banking?
Despite its challenges, financial services CIOs understand that big data can empower their institutions for a smarter future.

The Dark Web Gets a Little Brighter, Thanks to Big Data
Now a big data startup called Terbium Labs is now looking to shed a little light on the Dark Web. The company, whose founders come out of …

The Impacts Of Big Data That You May Not Have Heard Of
Big Data is a buzzword amongst businessmen nowadays. Regardless of industry or company size, it manages to squeeze into every nook and cranny.

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