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Il tragitto ideale per un viaggio on-the-road negli Stati Uniti. Randy Olson è un informatico americano con una passione, il “data thinkering”: la soluzione di problemi quotidiani di varia natura attraverso l’analisi dei dati e la creazione di algoritmi specifici.

Il tragitto ideale per un viaggio on-the-road negli Stati Uniti

Su suggerimento di Tracy Stadter, direttore di Discovery News, l’8 marzo Olsen ha pubblicato un articolo – poi ripreso da Know More, un blog del Washington Post – in cui proponeva “il tragitto ideale per un viaggio on-the-road negli Stati Uniti”. Olson aveva attirato l’attenzione di Stadter proponendo sul suo blog un efficace e scientifico metodo per trovare Waldo, il famoso protagonista – con maglietta e cappellino a righe bianche e rosse – delle affollatissime illustrazioni nei libri per bambini di Martin Handford. Attirata dal procedimento e dai risultati ottenuti nello scovare Waldo, Stadter si è messa in contatto con Olsen proponendogli tre condizioni: – Il viaggio doveva essere interamente fatto in automobile, senza mai uscire dal confine degli Stati Uniti. MONDE Voyageurs - Convertisseurs, traducteur, hôtels et avions. World Travel Guides, Articles, and Information. Guides des Pays - Guide Mondial De Voyage. Wikivoyage. Wikitravel. Travels Encyclopedia. Le Guide de voyage pour rêver les mondes.

Let's Go Travel Guides - The Leader in Budget Travel. Le Routard. Lonely Planet Travel Guides and Travel Information. World travel guide and reference book publisher. Fodor's Travel Guides - Plan Your Trip Online. Travel Photography Tips. Expert Advice on Taking Better Travel Photos The photos above won grand prize honors in a recent Fodor's photo contest, in which we asked our members to show us their very best snapshots of Alaska.

Travel Photography Tips

We love these images by Chris Marlow and Brian Embacher so much that we will be including them in Fodor's Alaska 2009. Our tips will help you take great photographs like these. For example, by including two human figures in the frame, the glacier image above conveys the vast scale of the Alaskan landscape. Meanwhile, the image on the right is a good example of creating your own luck and being prepared to capture spontaneous events you might not see back home. With photographer Jeff Wignall and Fodor's as your guide, memorable photographs are well within your reach.

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Fodor's City Guide Apps Now Available for Free on iPhone and iPad

But when it comes to travel intelligence, you can now get Fodor's expert advice and recommendations for free—as of this weekend, anyway. Yes, Fodor's Travel apps for iPhone and iPad went from $6.99 to $0 over the weekend, making Fodor's the first guidebook company to offer travelers free mobile guides to some of our favorite cities—with more to come soon. Our trusty app bears more than our name—it also boasts our top recommendations across the board, from sights and shops to restaurants and hotels, plus handy interactive offline maps to boot.

With the recent release of free apps for New York City, Paris, London, Rome, Barcelona, and San Francisco, you can now book your favorite hotels, restaurants, and entertainment with the help of Expedia, OpenTable, and TicketsNow respectively. So you can use it on the road or in the city you call home for easy, streamlined reservations and more. Download all six Fodor's Travel city apps for free now on iTunes! Time Out Worldwide - Your Guide to the World's Greatest Cities. Jaunted - The Pop Culture Travel Guide. Travel & trekking magazine. BUG Europe - the Backpackers' Ultimate guide to budget travel in Europe. Footprint Travel Guides. Travel Books: Guidebooks to International and U.S. Destinations.