U.S. Consumer Spending link via Reuters →
Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report →
Source: US Department of Labor
Get Glue Raises Money (something here is odd) →
erikschwartz: 100 million checkins from 2 million users seems unlikely (they also mention 350M total checkins, comments, and ratings). Users going from 750K to 2 million (~2.6X) but checkins grew 1000% (10X) is also hard to reconcile. Not all 2 million users are active, many connect via FB or twitter and never use the service. I’m supposed to believe an average of 50 checkins per user (plus...
KC Winter Weather
Thus far, we seem to be having mild winter weather in the greater KC area this year. Decided to check out averages stats for the surrounding area, per National NOAA.
Strong Opinions @marksbirch: Success of Code Year? →
marksbirch: How you define success can be a very tenuous thing. If you have not heard, there was this campaign called Code Year ran by a NYC startup called Codeacademy. The idea was to help people make a New Year’s resolution to learn how to code. By simply providing an email address, people receive a…