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Lost? New York Pedestrian Maps Are Coming

Lost? New York Pedestrian Maps Are Coming | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
The city’s Transportation Department plans to install in the subways and on sidewalks a network of direction-oriented maps to help visitors, and even New Yorkers, find their way.
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Mobile Companies Crave Maps That Live and Breathe

Mobile Companies Crave Maps That Live and Breathe | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
Map apps no longer merely point the way to go, they also show the best route to take and who might be waiting for you when you get there.

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One is that user passion. “This is less about direct revenue that Google can get and really about keeping Google customers in the Google sphere and using Google services,” Mr. Golvin said.

The other is to keep a useful map out of the hands of competitors like Apple, which has struggled with its own map service, and Facebook, which is battling Google to connect its users with their friends.

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Andy Rutledge - Gestalt Principles of Perception - 1: Figure Ground Relationships

Andy Rutledge - Gestalt Principles of Perception - 1: Figure Ground Relationships | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
Introduction to Gestalt principles and specific info for figure-ground principle.
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May-Britt and Edvard Moser Explore the Brain’s GPS

May-Britt and Edvard Moser Explore the Brain’s GPS | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser are exploring the way the brain records and remembers movement in space, which they speculate may be the basis of all memory.
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Map: L.A. street quality grades

Map: L.A. street quality grades | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
Explore pavement quality ratings for each of the 68,000 street segments in L.A., graded from A to F.
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How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society.
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Real-life trending topics: Behavio unlocks your smartphone’s senses

Real-life trending topics: Behavio unlocks your smartphone’s senses | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it

An open-source platform that simplifies this kind of mobile data collection. They want to enable a new generation of apps that can detect social and behavioral trends in communities.

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Derive 'urban exploration app'

What is the Dérive App This video shows the influences that helped create the Dérive app and how the project works and will grow over time. See more on websi...
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Stereopublic

Stereopublic | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
stereopublic: crowdsourcing the quiet is a participatory art project that asks you to navigate your city for quiet spaces, share them with your social networks, take audio and visual snapshots, experience audio tours and request original...
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Aaron Koblin - Re-embodied Data: Mapping The Unseeable

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Mobile Companies Crave Maps That Live and Breathe

Mobile Companies Crave Maps That Live and Breathe | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
Maps that are dynamic, adapting to current conditions like traffic, are the most useful of all, which helps explain why Google wants to buy a popular social mapping service.
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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
Small lobsters are tearing this nation apart. ;
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Actions: What You Can Do With the City | Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)

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מירקו זנדיני - אוצר/ממפה 99 פעולות במרחב העירוני ע"מ לספק כלים לפעולה כהצעות ורעיונות. www.cca-actions.org

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RUNSCAPE by Map Office

Title of Work: Runscape, when running remains the only unbounded space in the urban field. Artist: Map Office Year Produced: June 2010 Duration: 24 min 18 sec Medium:…
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You Are Not Here

You Are Not Here | HIT maps & mapping | Scoop.it
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מיפוי תרבותי - יצירת הקבלה בין מרחבים קונפלקטואלים. הטענת המרחב במציאות מקבילה

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