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 Virgin-khm.. West Coast railway? (yeah, yeah I know, it’s not monopolized… of course it isn’t)
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 selection committee that rocks and 1500 € worth of prizes! Check it out.
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.