Sunday, March 17, 2013

What is the opposite of a Whale?

From the New York Times:

“The truth of the matter is that six billion dollars, some of which is federally insured, is an inexcusable amount of money to be gambled away on risky bets,” McCain said

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Are we only concerned when the banks make risky bets that fail?  Where are the investigators who are looking into the risky bets that JP Morgan (and other banks) made that ended up making money?

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Yes, I'd call that a worsening condition

NYT Headline: "As Chavez Worsens, Venezuela Expels two U.S. Diplomats"
NYT Banner same page: "President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela has Died"
Experts now expect his condition to stabilize.
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Friday, March 1, 2013

Map of languages in NYC, by tweets

For those who love New York and maps, here is a map of NYC with dots that are color-coded to show what language the tweet was in.

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