Tag Archives: economy

Canadian house prices

I’m looking for February or March numbers, but according to Teranet and the National Bank of Canada, as of January 2009, house prices across Canada had dropped only 2.35% since January 2008 (that’s using CHPI, which is the more negative … Continue reading

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How bad is the recession?

I thought it would be interesting to run a simple test for Canada — take some key economic indicators, and see how far we’ve slipped. Here’s what I’ve tracked down so far: Indicator Date Value Last seen (before October 2008) … Continue reading

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Mapping people, money, and land through airports

OurAirports lets members tag airports to create different kinds of maps. I’ve created two maps that show very vividly where the intersections of people, money, and land occur in the world. Welcome to the club … The first tag, top150, … Continue reading

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Maybe the women are right

Summary: Perhaps the women who don’t choose computer programming are making a good choice, especially with the deteriorating working conditions, stagnant or falling salaries, and offshoring. Recently, we’ve had a few postings about women in computing (or the lack thereof) … Continue reading

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