The word pandemic brings to mind an infectious disease that spreads through the world's population causing a global health crisis. So I found it interesting to see that many scientists are now using the term to describe obesity.
Are election campaigns really spending so much more than in the past? The Federal Election Commission maintains detailed campaign financials going back several years, so let's see whether the data agrees.
Only 5 percent of the world's population lives in the entire blue region. For comparison, the same number of people live in the small red region. Believe it or not, it's true. There are just as many people living in the small red area as there are living in all the blue areas combined.
These new tools are vector graphics applications that run in your browser as a replacement for using an expensive professional desktop application like Adobe Illustrator to put your infographic design together.
Calendars are a fairly well-understood, unquestioned form of linear organization. But once you see this new interactive circular calendar, you'll wonder how you ever thought you'd understand the Sochi Olympics without it.
The more that we, as the new "social workers" can see and successfully suggest holistic models for adoption in our own company, the greater the chance that we can use our best talents with others, and choose to stay at a firm, doing meaningful work together.
With a limited number of hours per day, the time-consuming platforms of the current, receding social media wave -- Facebook and Foursquare -- will face stiff competition from the next wave of personalized search and full engagement. Don't believe me?