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Category Archives: Time
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)
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
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
Happy Chinese New Year!
Is this art or science? Props to the amazing and multi-talented Chris Whong for this beautiful NYC subway turnstile-data animation.
In terms of writing and thinking, we are most productive in the mornings. We are in good company in this regard:
That is the key question posed in this fun essay by Walt Hickey, who now writes for FiveThirtyEight and who graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in applied mathematics. Here is an excerpt from Mr Hickey’s analysis: Nobody wants … Continue reading