Archive for January, 2014

One of Bill Gates’ favorite graphs redesigned

Friday, January 10th, 2014

This blog entry was written by Bryan Pierce of Perceptual Edge. The following 3-D treemap was brought to our attention by a participant in our discussion forum. (Click to enlarge.) This graph was selected by Bill Gates to be included in a recent edition of Wired Magazine that he guest edited. He explained why he […]

Driving and Walking: Time Enough for Thinking

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

I was first introduced to science fiction literature as a young man in undergraduate school. The first science fiction novel that I read was Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein. This book was not typical of the genre in many respects—some called it the Bible of the 60’s counter-culture movement—but I loved it […]