Friday, January 18, 2008

Zip Codes - the method behind the madness

Ever wondered if there is pattern behind the U.S zip code system? Here is a very nice interactive tool that allows you to discover the pattern behind the pin code system. zipdecode | ben fry


Once you have figured out how the zip codes are spread out across the U.S, check out this site, which visualizes the pin codes by connecting them up in ascending order. (ZIPScribbled)


And in this map, the zip codes were unraveled using a Hilbert Curve. (Travelling Presidential Candidate Map)


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