Thursday, November 26, 2015

Revise and Resubmit

How motivated I am with a 'revise/resubmit' decision after six months of submitting the paper.

credit: Kostas Siozios

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Exploring 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips

Todd Schneider has posted a thorough analysis of 1.1 Billion NYC Taxi and Uber Trips where he explores the city's neighbourhoods, night-life, airport traffic etc. You can replicated all that using publicly available data, R, PostgreSQL and PostGIS. GitHub repository here.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Programming Music with Punched Cards

I've just learned this 'instrument' is called a fairground organ. This is as hipster as you can get with coding.

ps. in case you're under 30, there is a high chance you don't know what a Punched Card is. You might like reading this.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Walking Tube map, or the most important map when you are in London

Map of the  last  week: Transport for London (TFL) has recently published new map that shows how long it takes to walk between stations on the London Tube (a.k.a. underground or subway).

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Spatial + Temporal patterns of bike sharing in Moscow

Urbica (a design company based in Moscow) have done a great job in analyzing the spatial and temporal patterns of bike sharing in Moscow (ht Andrey Karmatsky). To our delight, their source code is available on GitHub.

I would highly recommend you to  procrastinate on  check their website. You can also read a nice summary of their results here.

ps. You might want to check a few related links at the bottom of this post.

Quote of the Day

"Each of us knows that some of our opinions are wrong, and none of us know which they are. For if we did, they would not be our opinions."
John Stuart Mill