Part of my job is to select technical people to be hired in the company. Few months ago I happened to interview a guy for a developer position. This guy has a degree in chemistry but his career then oscillated between system administration and programming in the java world. Read the rest of this entry »
This is a great tool, thank you Joel! Basically you enter an address and Walk Score looks it up in Google map automatically collecting a list of interesting places you can reach on foot and finally computing a walkability score. How easy it is to move on foot in your neighborhood? Do you need a car? The place where I work got 80 out of 100 which is defined as “Very Walkable: It’s possible to get by without owning a car”. In fact I own a car by I never use it to go to work. I usually ride a bicycle and believe me, it’s great. I can’t stand the stress of traffic jams.