How does the international economy measure up for designers? Taking the Big Mac Index as an example, this mini-report evaluates the difference in price around the world for the smallest MacBook Pro. The results shed some light on exchange rates, purchasing price parity, and the rise of Apple.
I was surfing the web today and learned of a non-profit, non-partisan organization called Sunlight Labs that works to digitize (US) government information. This righteous community has its feet planted on the grounds that government should be transparent, accessible, and easy to understand for people like you and me.