Where on Earth do famous people come from? You can find out on Pantheon, a fascinating data visualization tool from the MIT Media Lab. If your answer to our question was New York, you were right; that's the biggest producer of world-famous people. The second most common superstar hometown is Paris — then London, Los Angeles, and Rome. But how are data scientists measuring this, exactly? And can we get more specific about what these famous people are famous for?
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Written by Mae Rice April 5, 2019
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