Friday, June 27, 2008

Amazing New Trade Data

From Freakonomics:

Wow. We really do live in the midst of a tidal wave of more detailed and interesting data.

The latest:, the brainchild of brothers Ryan and David Petersen, with Michael Kanko. They exploit customs reporting obligations and Freedom of Information requests to organize and publish — in real-time — the contents of every shipping container entering the United States....MORE