Weekend Fodder

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Nathan Yau

How to split up the US - Geographic clusters based on social network connections on Facebook. [thx, przemek]

Rise of the Infogeeks - Lots of graphic designers have taken a liking to information graphics.

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) gives augmented reality a go - Point your iPhone at the station and get info on when the next train is coming.

Google Public Data Explorer - Trying to get more mileage out of the Trendalyzer acquisition. [thx, eric]



Most popular porn searches, by state

We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …

The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …

Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically

There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.

Life expectancy changes

The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.