The McArthur Genius Grant is one of my favorite philanthropic institutions. It encourages outside of the box thinking, annointing a select group of people as “geniuses” and rewarding them with $500,000 over 5 years.
And with this half million, they are to do… well, whatever they want! Learn more about these geniuses with this infographic:
From Postcapes – the Internet of Things (which is also a very cool site)
Digital Music – thanks largely to the record companies – has never really realized its full potential. Social, local, and video haven’t quite made it to digital music yet – but we’re starting to see more interesting things. See this graphic from Visual.ly for more.
Steve Jobs is one of the most inspiring entrepreneurs of our time – who else is a California countercultural revolutionary AND the CEO of a Fortune 500 company? This great infographic from Column Five Media shows his life and work.
I’m a Mac person – I’m a latte liberal, a design enthusiast, and a borderline hipster. I always thought this was a stereotype – but it’s true! Hunch did a survey, and found most Mac people are like me. Check out the infographic:
This infographic talks about the rise of Subscription eCommerce, also known as SubCom, Replenishment, the Lazy Box, and (my least favorite) the ‘netflix for everything’ movement. Check it out and learn about hot companies like BlissmoBox, ShoeDazzle, and ManPacks.