Live at the Stazione Espesso Bar, Sydney.
I’ve known about Kickstarter for quite some time, but never really delved into it. Kickstarter is a ‘crowdfunding’ service, whereby people can contribute cash to upstart projects with a promise of some arbitrary form of reward if the project succeeds. In my mind, crowdfunding takes venture capital (VC) to the next level. VC is very […]
Here are some photos taken from the end of my street in Brisbane. Luckily my apartment is elevated by a couple of metres from the water level so I was fine. But my heart goes out to all the people, including friends of mine, who had to evacuate and lose their houses. (Click to enlarge)
This is a fascinating demonstration of how search data can be taken advantage of to extract all sorts of information. Google Flu Trends uses search data to build up a picture of flu epidemics in the US. It makes me wonder what other sort of trends can be inferred from search data. Presumably lots of […]