- Gentrification and its Discontents - Megan McArdle - Business - The Atlantic - Good follow-on to earlier post.
- One Div Zero: A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages - Funny!
- The Gentrifier's Lament - Megan McArdle - Business - The Atlantic - Thoughtful piece about gentrification.
- PeteSearch: Visualization myths around Snow's cholera map - "Visualizations are fantastic at engaging people, everyone loves maps. When it comes down to detailed analysis though, a spreadsheet or other list-based interface is almost always better. Maps and other visualizations tell stories so well because of how much they leave out, but textual representations still rule when it comes to actually working with the full data."
- Captured: New York City from Above – Plog Photo Blog
- What Amazon Fears Most: Diapers - BusinessWeek - Focus in a commodity business.
- YouTube politics: A quest for victory or notoriety? | The Social - CNET News
- Google LatLong: The world as the eagle and the wild goose see it - The first aerial photograph. It's of Boston.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Posted by Gordon Haff at 12:05 PM