A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

ZipDecode Visualization and the Processing Language

I “StumbledUpon” a neat little visualization program called ZipDecode from Ben Fry from MIT. This program is quite a slick visualization demo which shows geographic distribution of zip codes across the USA. One interesting thing which I discovered while examining the program is that it was created using a language called Processing. This language is […]

August 16th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Java, Tech | no comments

And the markets crumble down….

It looks like the markets are definitely in correction territory now. At one point today, the TSX was down over 500 points! Luckily for people still invested, it recovered to close “only” 200 points down on record volume of over 700 million shares. Financials and resource stocks seem to be the hardest hit as the […]

August 16th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Economics | no comments

Bears taking down the market or is this a buying opportunity?

What a ride for the stock markets. The TSX composite have dropped more than 1000 points over the last month. It has dropped almost 200 points today alone. Is this a simple correction? If so what percentage correction are we looking at? 15% perhaps? Perhaps this is the precursor to a recession. The subprime mortgage […]

August 16th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Economics | no comments

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