An epic tale, highlighted by Neil Armstrong’s worldly quote, “That’s one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind.” Walter Cronkite’s voice is soothing, confident, and well spoken. But, as expected from the era, his male- and Western-centric perspective falls short of correctly representing world history of science, astronomy, mathematics, and humanity.
From YouTube: Apollo 11 - As told by Walter Cronkite Published on Jul 24, 2014 As the title suggest, archival footage transposed with Cronkite’s narration. Footage, Audio, & Images from CBS, NASA & Wiki Commons.
Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.
David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut — and it may just change the way we see the world.