Posts Tagged: maps

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    New map design relies on time, then streets

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. What’s different about the Time Map system is that it worries about time first, and specific directions second. (Photo: MapBox) Let’s say you’re visiting an unfamiliar city for the first time, just dropped off your stuff at the hotel, and are eager to grab something to eat before meeting… Read more »

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    Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out By What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About Us

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. When Edward Snowden blew the lid off of the NSA’s mass surveillance program, he also revealed the extent of the government’s smartphone location tracking records. Found at http://ift.tt/2fnyZ7V

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    Newly-discovered maps from 1887 tell Kolkata’s municipal story

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Almost a hundred years before satellite-based mapping made information available to people at their fingertips, a municipal survey done in Kolkata by British surveyors documented not only streets, houses, landmarks and water bodies but also trees, telegraph and telephone posts, urinals Found at http://ift.tt/2yjtp1L

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Maps on the Web Powered by Tumblr RSS Found at http://ift.tt/2fCZlTe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. (Source: commons.wikimedia. Found at http://ift.tt/2ykf1qb

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    Driving before, during, and after rush hour: city maps of how far you’d get

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Location platform Here Technologies calculated how far one hour of driving can take drivers out of major American cities starting on Friday at 4, 7, and 10 pm. The worst of the worst is Boston. Via WaPo: Found at http://ift.tt/2vL7Ovd

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    Map of local embroidery techniques in Pakistan

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Found at http://ift.tt/2uU3yIy

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    Joy Division, Population Surfaces and Pioneering Electronic Cartography

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. There has been a resurgence of interest in data visualizations inspired by Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures album cover. These so-called “Joy Plots” are easier to create thanks to the development of the “ggjoy” R package and also some nice code posted using D3. Found at http://spatial.ly/2017/07/joy-division-population-surfaces-and-pioneering-electronic-cartography/

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Population of USA fitted in EU. Ever get into a heated debate about the border that separates Echo Park and Silver Lake? Well that’s old hat, and nothing compared to what Eric … Found at http://ift.tt/2uEXxSa

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    This animated map shows every single earthquake in the past 15 years

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. This animated map created from the NOAA, NWS, and PTWC shows every recorded earthquake in chronological order from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2015. The size of the circle shows the magnitude of the earthquakes in relation to each other. The color represents the earthquake depth. Found at… Read more »