FedEx (yes, the shipping company) put up an interactive piece that audiolizes a package’s journey, based on its origination and where it passes through. Either put in your own tracking number or just enter your own locations. I’m not sure I get a ton out of the sound variation, because I don’t know what I’m listening to exactly, but I like the aesthetic. Plus it’s fun.
Listen to soundtrack based on FedEx shipment tracking
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Burger Place Geography
After looking at pizza places, coffee, and grocery stores, I had to look at burger chains across the country. The data was just sitting there.
Shifts in Job Distribution
In the 1950s, almost half of all employed people were either in farming or manufacturing. As you can imagine, work changed a bit over the years.