Linkwrap: Wifi Strength and Markov Chains

By | September 3, 2014

4_markovChainsVictor Powell ( 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.