It doesn’t get into my head why train travel in the UK is just so expensive… Often it is cheaper to fly to Asia than to take the cho-cho 200 miles south. Maybe the low-cost airline market (a truly privatized industry with fierce competition) works the magic of the invisible hand better than the monopolized … Continue reading Why are trains so expensive in the UK??
Over at my Hungarian blog (dubbed SZÉKELYDATA) I am launching Transylvania’s first data visualization competition – aimed at young people and fresh university students! You do need to understand quite a bit of Hungarian in order to grasp what’s going on, but hey, I thought it would be nice to let you know. We have a … Continue reading SZÉKELYDATA dataviz competition
A couple of years ago I wrote about the great shift in F1 towards including more and more Asian tracks – at the expense of the historical European tracks. Today I’m bringing you an update, to include alongside F1 both MotoGP and WRC – and a few new insights.
My new toy, the Cryptocast is ready! It’s still very fragile and clunky – but it forecasts the prices of cryptocurrencies listed on coinmarketcap! More updates, bug fixes, migration to HTTPS and such to follow soon. Currently it only uses a mixture of conventional forecasting techniques by fitting a set of laws to the price … Continue reading Cryptocast |Intelligent cryptocurrency price forecaster | Alpha release
This is a visualization of countries sorted after their initials (check out the interactive version too!). Turns out, there are 26 country names that start with the letter S, the most frequent one. This is followed by 19 M-countries, 17 B and C each, and 11 A and G each.