Category Archives: Time

Top three list

Here’s a listing of our three most popular/most visited blog posts over the last three years: 1. Probabilistic business hours (2016) 2. Consumer surplus: “Print Wikipedia” art edition (2015) 3. Chess piece survival rates (2014)

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10 x 10 = 100 (time scarcity edition)

Tim Urban, who blogs at waitbutwhy.com, wrote up this short but thought-provoking blog post on time scarcity. In brief, he estimates that most people sleep about seven or eight hours a night, which leaves 16 to 17 awake hours each … Continue reading

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The evolution of storytelling

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Clock wall

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Is baseball too slow?

My daughter Adys Ann and I attended a Spring Training baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Fla. yesterday afternoon. While my little one was napping during the first few innings of the game, I kept … Continue reading

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Year of the Goat

 Happy Chinese New Year!

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NYC subway data visualization

Is this art or science? Props to the amazing and multi-talented Chris Whong for this beautiful NYC subway turnstile-data animation.

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