Good news. If you’ve ever been frustrated by the check engine light in your car and paid $100+ to get it diagnosed. And probably gotten it diagnosed multiple times because you didn’t get any real info, there’s now a bill in Congress to require car companies to release those codes to the public. See Drivers Want Code to Their Cars for more info.
Foresight Exchange. Another site where you can bet on the future. A political options market. This one is much more active than the previous ones I wrote about. Bet on (or buy options) things like “GW Bush remains US Pres. ’04” or “US gasoline prices reach $3.00”.
See a map of the world with the most recent weblog posts called out. It depends on geocoding to work and not all weblogs are geocoded.
How to Toilet-Train Your Cat. I always wondered how you would do this …
The top search terms on Google. Overall popular search terms and category winners. As well as other information like the operating system people were using.
I was stumbling when I ran into this typing game on Zannah’s blog. Since it reminded me of the typing game I learned how to type with, so I gave it a try. It wasn’t nearly as fun as the one I learned on, but it was fun to remember what it was like. I will say that some people must have played for a very long time to get to those scores!
Ordering Pizza in 2019
Just a little humor about information privacy in the future.