Beyond Social Media Show, Episode 34 topics: Journalists’ Tweets from Sochi Olympics hotels; UBERConference add-on to Google Hangouts; Coca-Cola’s It’s Beautiful Super Bowl ad backlash; BBC’s caption fail celebrates The Year of the Whores; Amazon.com buys Double Helix Games; Google introduces Chromebox for Meetings corporate video conferencing solution; Amazon.com’s Flow App completely removes the friction from eCommerce; the Snow Day video goes viral from Kentucky; Chobani lets its fans speak; Hands Only CPR; some shiny new stuff and The Daily Numbers.

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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.

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