Twitter Flu Tracker (infographic)

Here is a map of the wide spread and just plain mean strain of Flue virus running rampant around the U.S. this season. Chris Cantey created this map using an incidence of the keywords ‘sick’ or ‘flu’ from from geo-enabled Tweets, mined from the Twitter Streaming API. The results may surprise you.

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The Real People Behind 9 Popular Memes

In the last few years, social media has become overrun with “memes,” a word originally coined by author Richard Dawkins to describe the spread of ideas amongst a culture that the internet has dumbed down to mean little more than a picture covered in text made with the “Impact” font…

How Tech Is Changing Football [Infographic]

With CES currently underway in Las Vegas, new technology is on everyone’s mind. But whereas CES focuses on tech that revolutionizes our home life, there are a ton of gadgets revolutionizing the NFL. It all started in 2012 with digital playbooks. Then the fan experience was enhanced through stadium wifi…

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