Making Better Charts 1

Making Better Charts
As I was browsing the Business Insider blog this morning, I ran across an article entitled Tablets Are Becoming More Important Than Smartphones For Online Shopping, But Retailers Aren’t Ready. Interesting stuff. The article includes the following chart: Using the chart, I wanted to answer the following questions: How much more important are tablets than ...

Drawingmachine by Eske Rex 1

The video above shows the creative art of Eske Rex. From his web site: Drawingmachine is a construction involving two pendulums, each suspended from a tower construction and connected through “drawing arms” and moveable joints. A ballpoint pen resting on a drawing surface covered with paper is mounted at the point where the pendulums come ...

Groningen: The World’s Cycling City 2

A very interesting look at how Groningen, a city in the north of the Netherlands, has become a wonderful place to cycle via a combination of serendipity and design. From a medieval times as a fortress city that prevented sprawl to a controversial transportation development plan in the 1970s, a number of unique factors have ...