Despite its massive population, China's list of common last names is very small. Here's where people with these names are.
Fresh data for the debate on social capital in the digital era.
Austin, St. Louis ... the Great Wall of China?
Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable.
With the right rules, it might just make life better.
A map from the Oxford Internet Institute reveals the geographical distribution of billions of photos uploaded to the popular image-sharing site.
Week one: fancy Italian restaurant. Week two: dive bar.
A computer-generated visualization shows the island sprouting buildings that eventually clump together in one great clot of concrete.
Wander through 12 cities for the first time.
The NextGen system has made flying into the city's international airport smoother, quicker, cleaner, and above all predictable.
British police busted an apartment-tower grow operation after noticing its heat signature through the walls.
Unlock the bike with a smartphone and grant access to friends.
Striking the privacy balance is key.
See the age-old dance of death and life in this simulation of how the world's overall population is always changing.
An EU-funded project is building platforms to detect patterns in how people use urban spaces.
Because they would.
A new exhibition celebrates the early influence of Greco-Roman mapping.