The news that as many as 16 Climbing Sherpa have perished in the icefall yesterday is coming through today, and we have lost 3 of our Sherpas from the Adventure Consultants team.
That is horrific news. The climbing season is in full swing and many teams are assembled at Basecamp to get themselves in position to scale the mountain.
This study explored the James Bond film franchise through various data visualizations and by building a multivariate regression model that characterizes the worldwide box office receipts and average user ratings as a function of the actors and the film’s budgets.
All this data is taken just from the 007 films itself. I wonder what other outside influences had an affect on the…
With Runkeeper’s new app Breeze. A new app for your iPhone 5S that lets you count your steps you take every day and helps you be healthier. It’s taking advantage of the iPhone 5S’s new M7 chip, which is a motion coprocessor, allowing for actuate tracking of all your movements.
This is clearly a new craze. Everybody is trying to get into that game in some way or another. But what does the longterm…
Mathew Ingram for GigaOm:
If the launches of various new-media entities over the past year — from Beacon’s crowdfunding efforts and Syria Deeply’s topic-focused site to Ezra Klein’s Vox project and Jessica Lessin’s The Information — it’s that there is no end of experimentation going on when it comes to business models. But can a not very well-known blogger with no team behind them turn their…