Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Jun 2017 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Uncropped version of Jeff Widener's famous photo of Tank Man on Tiananmen Square, Beijing, 1989 (source)

SOFTWARE

You Are Not Google

We like to think that we’re hyper-rational, but when we have to choose a technology, we end up looking at what "the bigs" do and blindly follow their choices without first understanding the problems they are trying to solve.

DATA VISUALISATION

Roman Roads

Via Paolo Pustorino
A very interesting take on history, maps and visual design. A subway-style diagram of the major Roman roads, based on the Empire of ca. 125 AD.