Tag: data visualization

Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped

If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the ubiquity of McDonald’s, this stat may make your day: There are more public libraries (about 17,000) in America than outposts of the burger mega-chain (about 14,000). The same is true of Starbucks (about 11,000 coffee shops nationally). “There’s always that joke that there’s a Starbucks on every corner,” says Justin […]

Spy on the world’s web searches with a Google Trends screensaver

I’ve installed this as a screensaver on my laptop and it is interesting to watch

Pop vs Soda

I’m from upstate New York and we called it pop. Soda is that bubbly water

Microsoft Hohm RIP

Just received the follow e-mail from Microsoft: Dear Microsoft Hohm user: We are writing to let you