Online communities. Where are they? And why do people leave FB?

October 6th, 2010

Hot off the presses, and the comic book stand. The webcomic xkcd has a Map of Online Communities, based on careful reseach and a bit of fabrication. Discover online communities that you did not know existed. It’s a big map, you’ll have to zoom in. Soon, we hope that that more online communities will use [...]

The Evolution of the Visual Mapper

September 21st, 2010

The world of mapping information uses a mismash of terms, like “concept mapping,” “mind mapping,” “visual mapping,” and “radial mapping.” These all mean essentially the same thing — representing information visually, in nuggets of information. There’s a history behind each term, for example, Tony Buzan developed a hand-drawn genre which he calls “mind maps”; and [...]