Via Quartz comes a link to a Financial Times interactive graphic that lets you know roughly what a marketer might pay for your personal data. “The average person’s data often retails for less than a dollar. “General information about a person, such as their age, gender and location is worth a mere $0.0005 per person, or $0.50 […]
I love Chris McDowall’s animated map of Auckland’s buses and ferries. An animated map of Auckland’s public transport network from Chris McDowall on Vimeo. “The animation begins at 3am on a typical Monday morning. A pair of blue squiggles depict the Airport buses shuttling late night travellers between the Downtown Ferry Terminal and Auckland International. […]
Tim Berners-Lee on link data.
Clips from the BBC’s Britain From Above series.
I got back last night from a really productive week in Wellington meeting people and attending Webstock, a conference for web designers but universally relevant. A big thank-you to the organisers: the event was well-run, aside from highly patchy wi-fi, and turned out to be an engaging, useful and enjoyable couple of days.