Saturday, April 29, 2006
Thursday, April 27, 2006
Saturday, April 15, 2006
Worldmapper is a set of maps that distort the size of countries to make them proportional to those countries' child populations, predicted population in 2500, immigrants, net incoming tourism, passenger cars, dairy exports, and more.
Link via Nat at O'Reilly Radar.
Friday, April 14, 2006
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Thursday, April 06, 2006
I've been giving this lots of thought to this since Apple launched this free software that let's you boot WindowsXP on their Intel based MacBookPro. At $2,500+ the MacBookPro is at the high end of the notebook market but tha fact you can run both OS'es (and probably Linux and Windows Vista too) makes this rig a "double-plus-good" no-brainer, totally awesome rig.
Some more thoughts on Boot Camp via digg.
"CabSpotting traces San Francisco's taxi cabs as they travel throughout the Bay Area. The patterns traced by each cab create a living and always-changing map of city life. This map hints at economic, social, and cultural trends that are otherwise invisible."
Link via MetaFilter.
Tuesday, April 04, 2006
I'm not exactly sure where the feminists were in 1967 to protest the theme of the this world Expo in Montreal but I attended with my parents and my dear Aunt Norni (Elanor) and had a total blast. Here are some links to some wonderful scanned images of Expo '67 courtesy of the folks at MetaFilter.