Living in the Age of Humans

"A series of stories examining the Earth-wide impacts of our human presence"


David Asbury, Cooper Thomas, Greyson Harris, Allen Carroll, Hannah Wilber

The lines that shape our cities

"Connecting present-day environmental inequalities to redlining policies of the 1930s"

Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond, The Science Museum of Virginia, Esri


"Pantheon is [a] project that uses biographical data to expose patterns of human collective memory. Pantheon contains data on more than 70k biographies, which Pantheon distributes through a powerful data visualization engine centered on locations, occupations, and biographies."

Datawheel, Collective Learning (MIT)

Cesar A. Hidalgo, Alex Simoes et al.

Selma Online

"Selma Online is more than a history lesson.

It’s a call to action to learn about democracy, civil rights, and the need to safeguard voting equality

…in every generation."

The Rockefeller Foundation, Teaching Tolerance, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Left Field Labs

Helibrunn Timeline of Art History

"[...]presents a thematic, chronological, and geographical exploration of global art history through The Met collection."

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A Short History of the Highrise

"Dig in to 2,500 years of vertical living through an interactive storybook, with rarely seen New York Times photos, as well as animation and games."

NFB, New York Times

Katerina Cizek

Because of Her Story

"To create a more equitable and just American society, the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative will create, disseminate, and amplify the historical record of the accomplishments of American women."


American Panorama

"an historical atlas of the United States for the twenty-first century. It combines cutting-edge research with innovative interactive mapping techniques, designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in American history or a love of maps."

Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond


"Frankenbook is a collective reading and collaborative annotation experience of the original 1818 text of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley."

Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University

Simple Design

"[...] to understand and define what makes an interface "simple". It's full of quotes from very smart designers who believe in the power of simple design."

Anthony Hobday

NASA Solar System Exploration

"This simulated view of our solar system runs on real data. The positions of the planets, moons and spacecraft are shown where they are right now. This digital orrery is a light, mobile-friendly version of NASA’s Eyes software."

Planetary Science Communications | NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tools for taking action.

"We’ve curated a collection of resources from our classes and workshops for you to explore. Use these activities, tools, and how-tos as a starting point — we hope you’ll hack them for whatever challenge you’re working on."


Interactive Constitution

"Learn about the text, history, and meaning of the U.S. Constitution from leading scholars of diverse legal and philosophical perspectives."

National Constitution Center

Every Noise at Once

"an ongoing attempt at an algorithmically-generated, readability-adjusted scatter-plot of the musical genre-space, based on data tracked and analyzed for 4,954 genre-shaped distinctions by Spotify as of 2020-10-07"

glenn mcdonald

Museum of the World

"an interactive experience through time, continents and cultures, featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history."

British Museum, Google Cultural Institute

OEC - The Observatory of Economic Complexity

"The world’s leading data visualization platform for international trade data."

Datawheel, Collective Learning (MIT)

Alex Simoes, Cesar A. Hidalgo et al.

A curated selection of stand-out resources for learning, covering a wide variety of topics.