A few things that caught our fancy this week:
There weren’t any revelations in Vox’s maps on immigration, but the variety of the presentation is going to make it useful. You can see the flow over time from various places and then go back and look at the flows from a particular country in a given decade.
The way social media on the Internet is anything but social, how it often silos people into groups with the same opinions, has always been intriguing. The Washington Post reports on a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on how these “echo chambers” occur.
Brookings has a quick piece on Sun Belt migration. It says the trend of people moving to the warmer states, which tapered off in the last decade, has been on the rise again.
Half the world’s population lives on 1 percent of the land. As CityLab shows in a map, people love their cities.
A lot has been written about China’s stock market woes. But Quartz did a nice job of compiling charts to explain the problem with cash flowing out of the country.