Watching Walmart, er, China grow

Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
~ T S Eliot

Among folks to follow in the engineering & art of website design is Douglas Bowman at Stopdesign. He executes, explores and keeps us informed about technology and its quirks. And he knows talent.

FlowingData: Watching the Growth of Walmart Across AmericaHere’s talent. Nathan at FlowingData. Nathan says he can’t sleep, so he builds ways to improve our perception and understanding. For instance, convert data into maps. “Over the weekend, I mapped the spread of Walmart… starts slowly and then spreads like wildfire… Click, and voilĂ .