Archive for May, 2009

A View of U.S. Electricity, by NPR

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

I just discovered a map created by NPR in April called Visualizing the U.S. Electric Grid and I think it’s the coolest thing I’ve seen, maybe ever. There’s a few things I’d do differently (scaling of power plant dots, etc.) but it does a far better job of presenting a ton of data than almost […]

Wait for Me

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

It kills me not to know this but I’ve all but just forgotten what the color of her eyes were and her scars or how she got them … One thousand miles away there’s nothing left to say but so much left that I don’t know -Rise Against When I made the decision to move […]

Investing is Really Accounting

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

I think we’re all familiar with the adage that “Biology is really chemistry, chemistry is really physics, physics is really math (and math is really hard).” That is, to work on biology you have to spend a lot of time understanding the chemistry involved. After taking some finance courses from accounting through derivatives pricing it […]