[via Fred Benson via Oren.]
[via information aesthetics.]
Seriously considering a frame for this, and hanging it in the kitchen. [via lifehacker.]
The prospect of funding cuts for e-Gov initiatives like data.gov, USAspending.gov and friends is worrying. Everyone should join the Sunlight Foundation's effort to Save the Data. At the same time, this is a good opportunity for reflection. There's no doubt that the proliferation of Open Government websites has been a great first step for transparency … Continue reading The Hazards of Open Data Exceptionalism
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX3VmDgiFnY Douglas N. Arnold and Jonathan Rogness at University of Minnesota provide an explanation for Moebius transformations that is elegant and clear, with the rare but crucial "ah-ha" moment. I get it.
Living in monospace type will make you a connisseur. Inconsolata is one of the best I've seen. The curves are lovely, and the effect clean and legible. See the attached preview image.
An outstanding visualization of the federal budget, complete with zoomy interface. Budget Graph