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Today's Obsession: Visual Aid for Japan

In direct opposition to my own post on Friday about disaster relief to Japan across the web, Steven Rosenbaum at The Atlantic makes a somewhat strange implication that web workers at South by Southwest a couple of weeks ago failed to take action while at the event. He seems to ignore that, um, they...

Today's Obsession: Measuring Creative Populations

Richard Florida, founder of The Creative Class Group and author of a book named the same, is showing some of his research at The Atlantic. He’s showing the top ten cities supporting new growth of ideas, but doing so with a few different methods. Richard’s looking to define what sort of a community is able...

Today's Obsession: NASA on the Flickr Commons

The Flickr Commons is a curated section of Flickr, launched in association with the Library of Congress in 2008, to collect historical content in one easy-to-find, public place. A lot of this content is donated generously, open for public use. Think of it as the U.S. digital heritage. Most recently, they’ve launched a new...