In their continuation of what online marketers know about you, the Wall Street Journal reports on groups scraping pages and services to reveal identities and link pseudonyms to real names. “Social networks are becoming the new public records.” My rule of thumb: if I put anything on the Web, I’m assuming it’s public.
Scrapers dig deep for data on the Web
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Charting All the Beer Styles
The Beer Judge Certification Program lists 100 styles of beer. Here’s a chart for all of them.
The Change My Son Brought, Seen Through Personal Data
I combed through personal data that I’ve actively and passively collected since early graduate school to see how life is different now with a 6-month old.
Americans are Growing Bigger
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.