The Seasons of Daring Fireball
See how John Gruber made daringfireball.net his fulltime job, how he moved from mere blogging via podcasting and worldwide conference gigs to appearing on Charlie Rose.
Hover over this data driven d3.js calendar with your mouse to reveal the length of that day's full article on the Daring Fireball blog. See how he wrote less on weekends once he'd gone pro:
For maximum effect go fullscreen with your browser window. Below the calendar you will find links to exceptional talks and some dates of note.
This data visualisation is based on the d3.js library and the excellent research by Kemper Smith at Distant Shape distantshape.com/df10/