Locals and Tourists

Locals and Tourists #3 - San Francisco

This is a pretty fascinating set of images produced by plotting the locations of photos taken and coloring them based on whether the photographer was (presumably) a local or a tourist. I can see these being potentially valuable for finding the interesting areas of a new city and avoiding the standard tourist traps.

See them all at: Locals and Tourists – a set on Flickr.

Wondering what century Microsoft thinks this is…

via tweetie

PCRM >> Good Medicine Magazine >> Health vs. Pork: Congress Debates the Farm Bill >> Autumn 2007

Nice graphical argument for ending the current ag-subsidy programs.

Oh, the irony

A 45-year-old woman, charged with ending a domestic dispute by killing her 26-year-old husband of five days, is a registered lobbyist for a group fighting domestic violence.

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory


This is a great talk. Kahneman’s vacation thought experiment is particularly interesting.