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El periodista y los mapas

El periodista y los mapas | Mapping | Scoop.it
Una guía de recursos sobre cartografía para redactores, editores y diseñadores En febrero de 1940, casi dos años antes de que Estados Unidos entrase en la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la revista Facts in Review, uno de los principales órganos de...

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Journalisme et cartes: Bel article sur la distorsion des cartes par nos journalistes. Malheureusement en Espagnol, :( pour nos journalistes francophones!

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Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes

Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes | Mapping | Scoop.it
Google has announced its new Google Maps Roads API that allows developers to create better route visualizations in their apps from raw GPS data by following actual roads.
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Why Mapping Matters for Amsterdam's Startup Culture

Why Mapping Matters for Amsterdam's Startup Culture | Mapping | Scoop.it
Amsterdam is a city known for business with an edge. The Financial Times has called it "A haven for troublemakers, philosophers and dreamers since the 16th century." It had the marijuana-tourism market cornered for decades.
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Google Maps for Android now lets you view custom maps

Google Maps for Android now lets you view custom maps | Mapping | Scoop.it
Google Maps for Android now lets you view your customized files from My Maps more easily. To view your saved maps, launch Google Maps, tap ‘Your places’ in the menu, and scroll down to find your maps, highlighted with red marker icons.
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Some Handy Google Maps Tutorials for Teachers

Some Handy Google Maps Tutorials for Teachers | Mapping | Scoop.it
March 11, 2015
Google Maps is an excellent tool to use with students to develop their spatial thinking. Beyond getting driving or walking directions to the other, this tool enables students to...
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Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes

Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes | Mapping | Scoop.it
Google has announced its new Google Maps Roads API that allows developers to create better route visualizations in their apps from raw GPS data by following actual roads.
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How to Map Noise Levels for a Whole Nation - International Environmental Technology

How to Map Noise Levels for a Whole Nation - International Environmental Technology | Mapping | Scoop.it
How to Map Noise Levels for a Whole Nation International Environmental Technology However, in one of the largest studies of noise ever conducted, scientists at the National Park Services' (NPS) Natural Sounds and Light Skies Division have recently...
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Scientists Map America's Loudest, Quietest Places - Newser

Scientists Map America's Loudest, Quietest Places - Newser | Mapping | Scoop.it
Wild: Some places as quiet as they were before European colonization.
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10 Excellent Lessons from Google to Help Students Better Use Google Maps in Their Learning

10 Excellent Lessons from Google to Help Students Better Use Google Maps in Their Learning | Mapping | Scoop.it
January 5, 2015Google Maps is an excellent tool to use with students to develop their spatial thinking. Beyond getting driving or walking directions to the other, this tool enables students to...
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Real-time map of 202 transit systems worldwide

Real-time map of 202 transit systems worldwide | Mapping | Scoop.it
The team at geOps have used GTFS feeds to create an incredible real-time map of 202 transit systems around the world (mostly USA and Europe but there are a few cities in Mexico, Australia and Israel).
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Puget Sound Subway Map

Puget Sound Subway Map | Mapping | Scoop.it
I wanted a subway style map of Puget Sound for my walls. They didn’t exist, so I made one.

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Roads vs. the Environment: Where the 'Conflict Zones' Are

Roads vs. the Environment: Where the 'Conflict Zones' Are | Mapping | Scoop.it
The black regions show where the value of roads is as high as the value of conserving the natural biodiversity. (Global Road Maps ) About 15 million miles of paved roads are likely to be put down by 2050.
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Hamburg sound map - Cities & Memory

Hamburg sound map - Cities & Memory | Mapping | Scoop.it
The sounds from our #Hamburgsounds project, featuring 32 sound artists remixing one day in the life of Hamburg through sound.  
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These 'Landcarpets' Are Modeled on Satellite Imagery

These 'Landcarpets' Are Modeled on Satellite Imagery | Mapping | Scoop.it
"Hong Kong" (Landcarpets) Here's one of the stranger skydiving simulators out there: "Landcarpets," bespoke textiles modeled on satellite images of city blocks and farmland.
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How Twitter Maps Can Be Useful During Disasters

How Twitter Maps Can Be Useful During Disasters | Mapping | Scoop.it
A young girl wades through flood water in Jakarta. (Reuters) While Twitter may not offer a comprehensive picture of a phenomenon or an event, it can provide fast, real-time information about a large-scale disaster—like a flood—as it unfolds.
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Ge The Most out of Google Maps with These Excellent Apps

Ge The Most out of  Google Maps with These Excellent Apps | Mapping | Scoop.it
March, 2015
Google Maps is an excellent tool to use with students to develop their spatial thinking. Beyond getting driving or walking directions, this tool enables students to discover the world...
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20 Years Of Global Progress For Women And Girls, In Data and Maps

20 Years Of Global Progress For Women And Girls, In Data and Maps | Mapping | Scoop.it
We've come so far, but not nearly far enough.
Mothers are always telling daughters about how much worse times were for women when they were young. That's a good thing, because it means the cause of gender equality has generally marched forward.
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Kids Who Attend Schools Near Busy Roads Perform Worse on Cognitive Development Tests

Kids Who Attend Schools Near Busy Roads Perform Worse on Cognitive Development Tests | Mapping | Scoop.it
Depressing new research on traffic-related pollution is all the more reason to assign a proper price to car-reliance.
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Mapping the Way to Safer Urban Mobility

Mapping the Way to Safer Urban Mobility | Mapping | Scoop.it
According to a recent Thomson Reuters Foundation study of the world’s 16 largest metropolitan areas, harassment on public transport is a growing problem for cities worldwide.
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Scientists Create Sound Map Showing Quietest and Loudest Places in the U.S. - Headlines & Global News

Scientists Create Sound Map Showing Quietest and Loudest Places in the U.S. - Headlines & Global News | Mapping | Scoop.it
Scientists at the National Park Service released a map earlier this week showing the noise levels in the country. The map reveals that the quietest places in the United States can be found west while the loudest are on the east.
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Public Works: Maps for the Blind - Torontoist

Public Works: Maps for the Blind - Torontoist | Mapping | Scoop.it
Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them.
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Le best of des astuces de Google Maps

Le best of des astuces de Google Maps | Mapping | Scoop.it
Découvrez les 18 paramètres incontournables… du moins si vous voulez vraiment profiter de cette cartographie. Vues 3D inclinées, Indoor, mode offline, info-trafic, historique des recherches… le bon plan pour maîtrisez la bête.
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How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience

How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience | Mapping | Scoop.it
Flickr/Tabsinthe The neuroscience of navigation has been big news lately. In September, Nobel Prizes went to the discoverers of place cells and grid cells, the neurons responsible for our mental maps and inner GPS.
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Elements of a Successful Innovation Roadmap | Innovation Management

Elements of a Successful Innovation Roadmap | Innovation Management | Mapping | Scoop.it
Countless articles argue: To remain competitive, companies need to consistently build their innovation portfolio. Value-oriented improvement and new developments must permeate the business.

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Modeling Transport accessibility with GTFS, OpenStreetMap and OpenTripPlanner Analyst

Modeling Transport accessibility with GTFS, OpenStreetMap and OpenTripPlanner Analyst | Mapping | Scoop.it
David Levinson points out to this great presentation by Kevin Webb talking about Modeling Transport accessibility with open data.
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Map Shows Where People Are Voting in Real Time - KTRK-TV

Map Shows Where People Are Voting in Real Time - KTRK-TV | Mapping | Scoop.it
Think of it as the modern day equivalent of an "I voted" sticker.
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