November 28, 2009, 11am PST
This post from Richard Florida looks at the geography of obesity in America, and relates state obesity rates to the rates of death from various diseases.
November 17, 2009, 6am PST
This chart from the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto looks at North America's musical epicenters -- cities where the most music is produced.
August 28, 2009, 8am PDT
The City of Nanaimo, British Columbia is a leader in the open data and open government movement, according to this post from the <em>Creative Class Exchange</em>. Getting there is easier and cheaper than many might think.
July 24, 2009, 6am PDT
These two posts from Richard Florida look at how housing is faring during the economic recession. He looks at home prices in 300 metro areas, and how things have changed between the peak in 2006 to today.
October 5, 2008, 1pm PDT
An artist recently drew an interpretation of a speech by author Richard Florida about the "creative class", competition between cities and the importance of place.