Gratitude Map of the Day: Thank You London
Henry Grabar, theatlanticcities.com
Feeling bummed out about life in London? Check out this ThankYouLondon map displaying thank you messages for random acts of kindness. It’s a work in progress, but so far, London’s best is coming through.
In Regent’s Park: “Best footb…
Neat idea for an app: map people showing gratitude on a map. Just little thank you notes.
I’ve seen things which are similar but nothing quite like that.
TaskRabbit Welcomes 1,000 New TaskRabbits Each Month
Full Story: Task Rabbit
What will be interesting is when Task Rabbit takes the next step and begins allowing tasks like “code this app” or “I have an idea for a simple web site and need help”. In other words when it becomes a very fast and light job market.
Is It Primal? – Soda Water, Listerine, Tamarind, and Other Foods Scrutinized
Mark Sisson, marksdailyapple.com
It’s time for another edition of “Is It Primal?” Judging from the endless stream of questions I receive regarding the suitability of certain foods and ingredients, I’m not sure I’ll ever run out of things to scrutinize. As always, though, know tha…
Whew… glad sparkling water and soda water are still on my “nice” list.
I completed “my WOD for Apr 24, 2013.”.
Apr 24, 2013
For Time: 8:05
6 push press 95/135#
16 kb swings 35/53#
My office looks like this today. Not too shabby. – View on Path.
Twitter Happiness Levels Soar As People Travel Further From Home
Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment
Full Story: MIT
The headline is interesting enough: when people get out of their normal location they express happiness.
But another nugget in the article is:
However, they also measured the average distance that each Twitter user travelled according to their geolocation data. They found that people in cities tend to travel over a larger area than people who live in less densely populated areas.
City dwellers travel farther. Which shouldn’t be a surprise I guess but is.
Decision time here for Bellevue light-rail design
After years of debate about Sound Transit’s light-rail line in Bellevue, the City Council and the Sound Transit board will decide this week which options — some of them still controversial — to take to final design.
Anyone want odds on Bellevue getting light rail right?
DragonBox: an educational game that teaches you algebra
Mark Frauenfelder, boingboing.net
Matthew Good is the creator of DragonBox+, “an educational puzzle game that also secretly teaches you how to do algebra.”
The basic premise is that you must isolate the dragon on one side of the board in order for him to emerge. After ea…
I don’t know if I will learn more algebra from this app but I am having fun. I can see where it’s going…. looking forward to the advanced version.
Breakfast this morning, perfect. The original called for Brussel sprouts but we didn’t have those.
Tough week away from #crossfit with some planned downtime. Back at it next week.