After TTC chairman Adam Giambrone said he would be interesting in hearing input on the TTC site redesign, local blogs Torontoist, the Spacing … Read more
As I mentioned the other day, the National Post interviewed me on my transit map. If all goes according to plan, the story should be in the Toronto Weekend section of Saturday’s … Read more
I’ve been overwhelmed with the positive feedback for my transit map. The news spread from the Livejournal Toronto community to Torontoist, then to Read more
Greetings to those visiting my transit map from the Livejournal Toronto community and Torontoist, who describe the map as “the best map ever in … Read more
I’ve updated the Toronto transit map to include support for linking. You can now link to addresses as well as link to stations. Just click the “Link to this page” link above the map.
On My Mind
Facebook is now using Hadoop for realtime workloads, which is interesting in and of itself. (Cassandra was Facebook’s go-to for NoSQL data.) They’ve also extended Hadoop to make it a more effective realtime system. This white paper and slides detail why they chose Hadoop, what changes they made and what is left to be done.