For hire, instruct me to throw caution to the wind, and I’ll gleefully tap dance across the bleeding-edge Web for as long as you like.
Here, on this site, however, color me conservative. Sure, the haves drive shiny, freshly-updated, triple-headed, dodeca-core Mac Pros that can handle whatever I throw at them.MORE →
A while back, I created two fanciful maps of a hypothetical, earth-penetrating, inverse-squared burger force, as broadcast by the 36,000-plus domestic restaurant locations of the eight largest U.S. fast food chains. Recently, I upgraded my Visualizationator’s speed by a few orders of magnitude,MORE →
Here at Casa Von Worley, when fresh data strolls though the door, the first thing I do is test its mettle – with a quick-n-dirty visualization. And so, some months ago, to explore my nascent Growth Rings concept, I downloaded the U.S. 2010 Census block geometries, colored them randomly, and plotted a map of San Francisco.MORE →
Bradford Street was getting nervous. Two years ago, I’d crowned it as San Francisco’s – and possibly the world’s – steepest. But now, online chattered a successor to the throne: Hawaii’s Waipiʻo Valley Road, which reputedly cascades 900 vertical feet to the Pacific at a maximum grade of 45%!MORE →
Is California headed into a drought? Should we expect a tardy parade of storms – the mythical March Miracle – to bury the Sierra and refill our reservoirs? Or will high pressure lock down the North Pacific, nudge the jet stream towards Alaska for good, and doom us to eight more months of summer?MORE →