Thursday, October 25, 2007

Thursday RocketFuel

::: 19 cities with 20 million people in the 21st century
Great web intro to megacities based on, a multi-year, multimedia initiative to collect population data for urban and business planning. If the idea of global urban migration is new to you [and if you've been around here for a while, it shouldn't be...], click through the web demo.
Link via Ethan Zuckerman's Monitor Network's conference summary on megacities.

::: High school to college transition
For those of you getting ready for college. Or just starting there.
[Didn't feel like embedding this one.]
via GMcM, our 2005 Brasil team host.

::: Build your vocabulary while donating free rice
I can't get past level 29. What an impasse.
via LB

::: Ebay getting involved in microfinance
Link via Freakonomics

Image: The top 26 largest cities from 2005, with the 10-40 window outlined.

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