Waldo’s Usual Haunts

Where is that Waldo? Let’s use big data to track that guy down.


Martin Hanford’s Where’s Waldo is the book that’s been checked out the most since we digitized our catalog in 1981. Where’s Waldo posters adorn the space between our youth and adult libraries, and we often find both kids and adults huddled next to the wall searching for that red-capped man, the wizard, and the scroll.

Given its popularity, check out this recent Slate Magazine exclusive report on how best to predict Waldo’s location using mathematical mastery.

For a quick preview on how you might employ this technique, check out the image below.


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