This flowering vine grew from the bottom of the fire escape railing to over the top in just days. The flowers are a brilliant purple, and close for the day once the sun is high. Anyone know what it is?
Fantastic new podcast from Radar on reputation and ranking models, including Hilary Mason of bit.ly and Sean Taylor at NYU. The clear outcome is long-term social rankings are heavily and disproportionately affected by positive early votes. This reinforces to me that the social structure of communication has a large impact on social norms.
Thanks to ghelleks for the pointer. He knows I <3 this stuff.
For the first time, the Park Avenue Tunnel was open to pedestrians this weekend. Artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer transformed the Park Avenue Tunnel into an interactive light and sound installation.
I accept the topics I post about can be rather eclectic. However, I did not see this coming. Presented without further ado, the top four searches leading readers to the site, according to WordPress: