2012-11-07 07:48 pm

Data wisdom

(The canonical location of this blog post is now Data-sharing Wisdom on my web site.)

I love Hubway and data, but was it really a good idea to release everyone's trip data? This is past, somewhat-anonymized data, for a contest to visualize how people are using the bike-sharing system. I can history-stalk everyone in Southborough who has a Hubway membership now :-(
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2012-07-29 08:41 pm
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A: Have you met Zermelo, Fraenkel, or Choice? I hear Choice is rather famous. Somewhat controversial.
B: What's Choice's first name? Axiom, was it?
A: Yeah.
B: *groans*
B: I met a guy named Axiom in a bar once. He claimed to be able to double my volume.
A: Really?!! That's so exciting! What did he look like?
B: I doubt it was him. He claimed he'd double my volume by buying me drinks.
A: Awwwwww.