Remember that oft-quoted statistic about how half the world has never made a phone call? This Wired
article calls the stat into question, with some eye-opening figures about recent global telecommunications growth.
Fun with maps - the zip codes of me-fi members plotted on a big green map
of the US. Unsurprisingly, there are big blobs round NY, LA and San Francisco, with great areas of emptiness in the centre of the nation. A UK map would, we suspect, have a big, London-shaped blob and little else...?
New article - the official way to make paper planes
(which conflicts slightly with our earlier advice).