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In a move that surprised very few people, the world did not end today. Or yesterday. Slightly more surprising was that it didn’t end Friday, but only slightly. Newton was apparently not a fan of the various apocalyptic predictions, and … Continue reading
Modern society is full of marvels. Computers with more storage and processing power than existed 50 years ago are available to everyone. Flying across the world may not be “cheap”, but it’s doable. We take a lot of these things … Continue reading
This will be the final entry in my series on obesity. I looked at demographics and causes, now the big question: What to do? People have proposed a tax on fatty foods, which sounds somewhat reasonable. In general one would … Continue reading
The winners have been announced, and the challenge is over. The winning entry did something very clever. They used MBTA data and calculated the amount of time saved by using Hubway versus public transit. The author recognizes that it’s hard … Continue reading