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The Friday Dose #75

Today we’ll go around the world. Did you know English people experience more blame and shame than other cultures? We’re also not as good at saving money. 285 more words

Society And The Future

The First Time

As early as 9 am, I got my lazy ass up and headed to the Fort to meet up with my best friend for lunch. After our quick laksa fix, we headed to the client in Makati. 352 more words

Hello, Mercator!

One day, as I was looking through my Facebook news feed, I stumbled upon Mercator’s post for #FreshFaceMondays. It’s their way of scouting new talents to bring in to the agency. 526 more words


Well this has been a landmark week for the LGBT community. Now that gay marriage is legal in the US of A, I wonder if Ken will move there? 175 more words

Ken Alfonso

Is there a projection worse than Mercator?

The Mercator Projection gets a lot of bad press for exaggerating the size of countries near the poles and shrinking Africa. In order to boost its much maligned reputation, I have set out to create a map that’s worse than a Mercator… 79 more words

Map Projection

Unmapped Territory: Finding True Pisac

On a map, the town of Pisac, Peru is positioned thirty kilometers northeast of Cusco. On a map, I see the single road traveling down from the Inca capital’s peak, winding through the wrinkled hills overlooking their heartland, then turning sharply at the Vilcanota River before crossing it to enter the village. 1,080 more words