Weekly Notes: June 10, 2011
Check This Out:
- Trulia Crime Maps: Visualizing Where Crime Happens in U.S. Cities.
- If you’re a pretty big geek, you’ll probably find this article on Sony password analysis quite interesting.
- While looking at this infographic on A Day in the Life of the UPS Fleet the only thing I kept thinking about was “holy shit, that’s a lot of gas.”
- The Opportunity Gap – just look at the section on Household Net Worth and try not to feel either A. depressed, B. disturbed, C. furious, or D. all of the above.
- Water Down – the same options as above apply here.
Look at This:
- Volcano eruption in Chile Pt. 1 & Pt. 2
- I recently watched all five seasons of The Wire over the span of two weeks because it’s possible the greatest show ever. So naturally, I’m quite fond of the idea of Hanna-Barbera presents The Wire.
- As someone who wanted to write an absurdist film-noir-style novel about a bathroom private detective, I tremendously appreciate the accuracy of this article about The Most Important Room at the Office.
- Slate’s Hollywood Career-O-Matic – What Rotten Tomatoes data tell us about the best, worst, and most bizarre Hollywood trajectories.
- The History of a Cheap Dress – A fascinating and brief history of the rise of cheap clothes.
- The Top 10 Misused English Words – I guess the article from last week inspired this one.
- 6 Uneducated Amateurs Whose Genius Changed the World
Listen to This:
- Teenpop, Lock, and Drop Vol. 1
- Birds of Passage – The Patterns on Your Face
- Romance of Young Tigers – We Sing Sin
- Grouper – Vapor Trails
- Brian Eno interviewed on Al Jazeera
- The Golden Gate’s Accidental Color
- 3-Way Street