Last week, Nate Silver posted a blog from the survey data collected from people in the US showing how much major US cities differ in terms of when they arrive at work. Inspired by this experiment, Microsoft Bing team today posted an infographic by using Bing usage as a proxy for when people get online, start work or otherwise wake up. Check out out below. How did we come up this? We calculated the time at which we receive 50% of daily peak traffic from each metro area in their local time zones. The 25 cities follow the same general curve across all seven days of the week. While the patterns are the same, we did see a 43 minute shift between the earliest risers and the late risers. Based on this, the metro area that wakes up earliest is San Francisco, reaching 50% of traffic at 6:43AM and on ...

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Mashworks took the pulse of the web and assessed their reaction to Windows 8 looking at 65,968 tweets and overall found it overwhelmingly positive. Scepticism about the efficiency of the UI on the desktop of course remains, but overwhelmingly people seemed to think it was already better than the best Android could provide. See the interesting analysis below. Via Winrumors.com ...

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