Yesterday evening Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union address to Congress, and what better way to view the transcript than with emojis? The Guardian's interactive team "translated" the speech with their "official emoji translator" providing an adorable and visual way to read the transcript, as well as highlighting the key themes throughout.
IAMI is a fascinating data-driven installation created by artist duo Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese. Combining data collected by Fitbit and an emotional response survey completed by the participant, a unique “portrait” is generated onto a hand-woven fibre-optic mesh.
For all map-lovers out there, I highly recommend installing the Earth View Chrome extension from Google Maps. Every time you open a new browser tab, you’ll be presented with a beautiful satellite image from a random location on Earth, handily curated by the Google Maps team.