I understand why many are drawn to this aesthetic, but if they think we’ll be caught dead displaying a current map of San Francisco that includes Daly City within its august borders, they’re out of their goddamn minds.
The Atlantic just posted this photo from a Facebook intern, Paul Butler, who depicted the interrelationships of Facebook “friends” on a projection of the globe. You owe it to yourself to click on the high resolution picture. Again, it neatly reveals the patterns of wealth and technology and even the availability of electricity that shape so much of the world today. Amazing.