Week's End Links

The Atlantic: Mint.com Cites Racist Website in Anti-Immigrant Post

In this article, the author critiques both the intent and the data quality of an infographic posted on Mint.com.

FlowingData: Maps and data score big grants from Knight News Challenge

It’s nice to see innovative ideas receiving funding.  There are definitely a few here to keep an eye on.

Good: Behold the Betacup Challenge Winner

I like the graphic mixed with the cartoon.  Just another example of how there are many ways to effectively communicate an idea.

Brain Pickings: Drainspotting: Japan’s Unique Visual Subculture

I can always appreciate artistic works that enhance our man-made infrastructure.

Everyday Sociology Blog: Why Are Meetings So Frustrating?

A sociological view of group dynamics in meetings.