I’m convinced that humans aren’t wired to understand geometric growth. Linear growth – the notion that you get x more of something each time period – makes total sense to us as the math is easy to do in your head. But geometric growth – you get x percent more of something each time period… Continue reading Geometric Growth & the City
If you follow this blog, you’ll know that we launched UncoverYourCity to help people better understand New York. Here’s another example of interesting things we can learn about the city by playing with the data. Let’s say you wanted to see the relationship between people renting and their household income. A few things emerge here:… Continue reading Transient City
I’ve noticed three interesting things in New York over the past few weeks. 1) I don’t get nearly as much junk mail as I used to. In fact, a few days this week I’ve had no mail at all (don’t know if that should make me happy or sad). My guess is that the credit… Continue reading Hard Times A’Coming?