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Archive for November, 2008

Mosaic: November 5th, 2008

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Interactive version at This mosaic is constructed from newspaper headlines from around the world, which I collected from the website The underlying image is from the famous Shepard Fairey poster.

Wooden Sudoku Board

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Greg Erickson wrote me about these nice handmade wooden Sudoku boards he is selling. Looks like a nice Christmas gift!

Obama Tweets

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

A sampling of election night Twitter traffic that I was able to geocode. These are tweets that include the word “Obama”. The arcs are tweets that were directed at another person. The blue circle is the source, and the green circle is the target. Purple dots are tweets that were directed to the world at […]

Prop 8 is Gay

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

I’m temporarily turning off a lot of the ads on the site, since Google’s competitive ad-filter is not fast enough to get rid of these abhorrent “Yes on Prop 8” ads that have infected the site today. For the record, I am very, very against California Prop 8, which I find intolerant and hateful. NO […]