Infinite Atlas is, in the simplest terms, "an independent research and art project seeking to identify, place and describe every possible location in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest." In broader terms, it’s an infinitely absorbing marriage of literature and rich location-based data. The map is the work of Washington-based writer, and dedicated Infinite Jest fan, William Beutler. [...] The scope of the project meant Beutler brought in a number of creative partners, including agency JESS3 and DC web development company RedEdge, which helped bring the interactive map to life.
The Huffington Post’s Los Angeles vertical spotlighted “Coachella by the Likes,” JESS3’s infographic examining Coachella’s roster by number of “Likes” each band has on Facebook. We matched the number of Facebook fans per musical act with their graphic presence on the annual Coachella lineup poster. Making use of the Facebook-liking, data-driven generation, the resulting visualization triggered insightful discoveries about the festival’s lineup. The Huffington Post used our findings to surmise whether “Coachella's iconic poster [does] justice to the most popular acts when it comes to prominence and font size.”
JESS3's President, COO and Co-Founder, Leslie Bradshaw, was named to the list, compiled by TopRank CEO Lee Odden, that includes industry leaders like Arianna Huffington, Randi Zuckerberg, Nilofer Merchant, Sloane Davidson, Ekaterina Walter, and more. Author and MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer Ann Handley, who graced last year's list and nominated Leslie for this year's, said of JESS3's chief, "She’s the brains (and possibly the brawn! – ha) behind JESS3, which has done the social web a big fat favor by relentlessly adhering to quality in the content it produces."
The POLITICO's Emily Schultheis reported on Google's announcement surrounding the types of information voters are paying attention to, noting that "their findings show the extent to which Americans have moved toward online and mobile media and away from traditional TV." Schultheis added: "The post is an extension of Google's 'Four Screens to Victory' concept for campaigns, which outlines the ways voters use four screens to get their political information: TV, computer, mobile and tablet." The infographic that was released along side the report was designed by the JESS3 team.
CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas and Director of Strategy Brad Cohen traveled to Bilbao, Spain to participate in the Nonick Conference, which promotes the role of technology and new media in developing new areas of Spain’s economy. The expert duo shared tips on making information snackable, social objects, and keeping the target audience in mind.
To accompany Leslie Bradshaw's first article on Forbes, "Why Women Having a Seat At The Table Is Not Enough," and underscore the disparity between the leadership roles men hold as compared to women, JESS3's design team crafted a custom-infographic, displaying the percentages as male and female silhouettes sitting on an actual chair.
Mixergy.com's Andrew Warner interviews Leslie Bradshaw, JESS3 President, COO, and Co-founder via video chat. The hour long, in-depth discussion covers Bradshaw’s career development and the growth of JESS3. Digging in to past, present and future Bradshaw answers to how and why she has made the decisions that have propelled her thus far in her career and life. Above all she answers Warner's $5 million question, "How does a woman who works for a freelancer without getting paid end up co-founding a $5 million dollar business with him?"
JESS3's latest infographic The Connected Workspace was featured on Mashable.com. Teaming up with our long time content partners Mindjet, we visualized the benefits of social technology using leveraged data from McKinsey. Interesting highlights from the infographic include the finding that social technology could improve the productivity of some workers by 20-25%, and also that only 3% of companies using social tech are "fully networked" and are "benefiting substantially." Our infographic asks an important question to the modern day working class. What sort of social tech does your company leverage?