Linkwrap: Wifi Strength and Markov Chains

By | September 3, 2014

4_markovChainsVictor Powell (setosa.io) created this interactive D3.js explanation of what Markov Chains are.

 

2_urbanVillageMIT’s SENSEable City Lab created this cool analysis of address-books in Portugal. The gist of it is that there are more contacts-per-person in large cities, but those networks aren’t more inter-connected (the idea of “urban villages”).

 

PHD student Jason Cole used the Helmholtz equation to try to optimally position his wifi-router in his apartment.

 

3_muslimPopulationA cool map from Pew Research showing how the Muslim population is distributed in the world.

 

5_tokyoPopulation136 countries have a smaller population than the city of Tokyo.