Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Home prices web site Zillow is out with an interactive map showing the percentage of of the mortgages in America that are believed to be underwater. It’s pretty scary. Here’s a static version:
h/t Atlantic Cities
Mashable ran a recent article noting that New York City is now America’s fastest growing tech hub that included this infographic:
Richard Florida also chimed in with a follow-up on New York’s tech scene.
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