The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Six Degrees of Flickr

Wait. Let me get this straight.

A guy from Scotland goes 5490 miles to Tokyo and takes a picture of a girl taking a picture. She turns out to be from England, 413 miles away from him.

Impressive, but not all that weird.

UNTIL!

He posts the picture he took on a Website (in Canada, irrelevantly) and within 6 weeks the girl in the photo finds it?

That is truly amazing. I am deeply impressed. Any one care to calculate the odds?

Via Jason Kottke, Harajuku on Flickr

This is mostly for Spring, who's such a big fan of Flickr.

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