The list to end all lists: a compilation of 2010’s best lists.
2010 has been an interesting year, both personally and in terms of public events. As the last few days of this decade grow nigh, I’d like to wish each and everyone happy holidays. I’ll be posting some select entries during the next couple of weeks; expect the site to return to full speed after New Year’s.
P.S. Don’t forget to bring the spirit of twentynot2000 into 2011.
A fantastic gallery of 2010’s most significant events.
For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME’s 2010 Person of the Year.
The main article has some interesting statistics that speak volumes for this year’s decision:
One out of every dozen people on the planet has a Facebook account. They speak 75 languages and collectively lavish more than 700 billion minutes on Facebook every month. Last month the site accounted for 1 out of 4 American page views. Its membership is currently growing at a rate of about 700,000 people a day.
Number one? Shanghai Jiaotong University, solving seven of eleven problems (PDF).
I support this notion.