Welcome to this week’s Sunday’s Top Links!
TED has been coming out with some great stuff lately to better interact with their large network, one of these being TED Conversations. This is essentially a platform for sharing in three forms: ideas, questions, and debates. The interesting thing is that the conversations expire after a set amount of time, an interesting way to promote interaction.
The Sabbath Manifesto is a creative project focused on slowing down the lives in the currently chaotic world. One of their big events is National Unplugging Day, on March 4th to 5th, where you remove yourself from technology for the day. Sounds like a great idea to force ourselves to step away from the technology in our lives.
Doing any type of word analysis, perhaps on a speech or an interview, then Wordle is a great tool to check out. It takes any input of text and creates beautiful word clouds to make things more visually pleasing.
Want to see how you spend $3.7 trillion? Check out the this interactive infographic, showing us how Obama plans to spend the budget in 2012. It also shows us the areas in which we are going to see spending increases and decreases for the next year.
The future of creation seems to be 3D printing, as we are seeing more and more development in this field. In this article from The Economist, we explore 3D printing, the concept of “click to manufacture”, and it’s future.
If you missed last week’s check them out here. Enjoy!