Data Viz of the Week
Check out this link for the full graphic: The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries Around the World. How much better is this graphic than just a list?
One of my favorite things about living in NYC is walking down the street and hearing a language that I don’t even recognize being spoken. Click here for a zoomable map. Source: The Endangered Language Alliance
Nepal fact of the day: There are 700 speakers globally of Seke, an indigenous language of Nepal. 100 of those speakers live in NYC.
A beautiful piece of visual journalism by the New York Times on the iconic NYC subway map, which should get the Nobel Prize for Graphic Design. The designer of the map rode every subway line with his eyes closed to get a feel for the curves in the tracks! This story is worth three minutes of your time.
Hat tip to Jonathan Paisner for posting the story on LinkedIn.