Erik Bernhardsson    About


I was playing around with D3 last night and built a silly visualization of antipodes and how our intuitive understanding of the world sometimes doesn’t make sense. Check out the visualization at!

Basically the idea is if you fly from Beijing to Buenos Aires then you can have a layover at any point of the Earth’s surface and it won’t make the trip longer.


Erik Bernhardsson

... is the CTO at Better, which is a startup changing how mortgages are done. I write a lot of code, some of which ends up being open sourced, such as Luigi and Annoy. I also co-organize NYC Machine Learning meetup. You can follow me on Twitter or see some more facts about me.