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Making Text Messaging Beautiful

by Ben Lurie 

Tags: Arts, data visualization, Architecture Boston, Ben Lurie,

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Modern civilization is supported by an immense variety of prosaic but essential infrastructural backbones, from urban road grids to the streams of container ships carrying goods internationally, to an intangible web of text messages and cell phone calls.  In an illustrated essay on data visualization, ArchitectureBoston lifts the veil to reveal the surprisingly beautiful anatomy of our infrastructure.

Source: ArchitectureBoston 

Image courtesy of ArchitectureBoston.