Monthly Archives: December 2003

Amazon, the developing world, diet books and fun with data

I had a great conversation recently with Martin Wattenberg, quite possibly the most creative data visualization guy working today. (If you think that’s hyperbole, check out his brilliant Shape of Song and Map of the Market) We were bonding over … Continue reading

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A consumerist post for the holidays

High on my holiday wishlist is “A Day in the Life of Africa”. While it’s a little amazing that it took until 2002 to put this project together (Day in the Life of America took place in 1986, the Soviet … Continue reading

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Africa, and the Interest Gap

BlogAfrica is alive and kicking. At last count, there are over 70 blogs listed in the directory and more keep trickling in. I was lucky enough to visit my friends at AllAfrica last week and finally got to meet the … Continue reading

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