How Infographics Guru Nicholas Felton Inspired Facebook’s Timeline: For those of us who’ve been wondering what info-design wiz Nicholas Felton has been up to since he lit out for Facebook in April, we finally have an answer: turning the way we consume social media completely upside down. Or, more precisely, on its side. - Fast Company
Nicholas Felton is fascinated with data as a shorthand for the routines and milestones of our lives. He is the author of several Personal Annual Reports that weave numerous measurements into a tapestry of graphs, maps and statistics reflecting the year’s activities. He is the co-founder of Daytum.com, a website for collecting and communicating daily data, and now works on the timeline product at Facebook. His work has been profiled in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Wired and Good Magazine, displayed at the Museum of Modern Art and Walker Art Center and he was recently named one of the 50 most influential designers in America by Fast Company.