Instead of posting our usual weekly team Mobile Uploads, we’ve rounded up some of the actions our team members have taken to protest the SOPA and PIPA initiatives. The team has signed petitions, called local reps, and transferred 175 domains from GoDaddy, an early supporter of SOPA, to Namecheap.
JESS3 has been named one of the top 500 "Fastest Growing Private Companies" by Inc. Magazine for their strong year-over-year growth and proven track record. The company celebrates the 10th anniversary of founder Jesse Thomas' launching JESS3.com this year, as well as co-founder Leslie Bradshaw's 6th anniversary in September.
"How much of a boost does a business get from a president’s visit? After the folks at the Washington sandwich shop Taylor Gourmet got a visit from President Obama on May 16, they decided to crunch the numbers and find out. President Obama spent exactly 15 minutes at Taylor Gourmet. That visit was enough to boost the stores’ sandwich sales by 15 percent. Orders for the Spruce Street (Obama’s hoagie of choice) jumped from 21 each day to 53 after the President’s visit. More in a very comprehensive infographic drawn up by design firm JESS3, after the jump."
To help Gowalla users find the NASA Moon Rocks across the U.S., JESS3's design team created a customized illustration of each location they can be found at the create a true cohesive treasure map.
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.
Leslie Bradshaw, President, COO, and Co-Founder of JESS3 joins Google hosts Megan Smith and Betsy Masiello for "Google Developers Live Presents: Women Techmakers" on Nov. 5th @ 2:30 p.m. (PST). "Women Techmakers" is a five-episode series "highlighting women in the technical space who are fearlessly innovating, honing technical expertise, and testing the boundaries of technology." Leslie's appearance on the first episode will feature a discussion of her experience growing a design business from two employees to a transnational operation.
Google Earth reached 1 billion downloads and asked the infographic experts at JESS3 to help commemorate the milestone. We selected the “Around the world in 60 seconds” concept to add a story-telling dimension to the infographic while highlighting the ease and speed with which users can explore some of the most fascinating parts of the globe.
Geosocial is huge trend that continues to entertain us all. As we all know, things change incredibly quickly in the world of the internet, so we decided to update our infographic The Geosocial Universe a few months short of the one year anniversary of its first iteration. Once again, we look to answer the question: Who is the biggest player in the location-based landscape?