Some good things we’ve seen # 1

16 April 2009 at 12:20 pm Leave a comment


Compiled by Tom Ding

The first of an occasional column: Passed around the office lately were:

  • A brilliant presentation on the “past and future” of city magic by Matt Jones of Doppir
  • A map of the internet (or at least the 333 most important bits) modelled on the map of the Tokyo metro – not the first time, by the way, that we’ve blogged about maps based on tube networks.
  • Another less subterranean map of parliamentary expenses (thanks, Digital Urban) – MapTube, the mapping mash-up site which published this also has a map showing all of the London tube stations in their geographically correct positions.
  • A complete visual history of Lego’s ‘mini-figures’ from which the picture at the top of the post is taken. And news of a rather larger Lego figure, a sculpture of Jesus made from 30,000 bricks, unveiled at a church in Sweden just in time for Easter.


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