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40 Maps That EXPLAIN The Internet

40 Maps That EXPLAIN The Internet | Machines Pensantes | Scoop.it

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.


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Well Connected Mom's curator insight, August 22, 2014 8:04 PM

Curious how the Internet started?  These maps of servers show the progression.

Coolwired's curator insight, August 31, 2014 10:04 AM

This informative site sheds light on the pervasive workings of the Internet.

Mel Leggatt's curator insight, November 20, 2014 11:36 AM

A really excellent visual resource for understanding how the Internet has and continues to evolve.

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Mappable 3D Data Visualizations in Real-Time

Mappable 3D Data Visualizations in Real-Time | Machines Pensantes | Scoop.it

If you ever get tired of boring, flat charts in a presentation, then you may want to look at them in 3D and 4D.  A new application, DataAppeal, could make the lives of researchers, students, developers, governments, and business representatives easier; and their data more understandable. DataAppeal is web-based application, off of GoogleMaps, that allows the user to map and complete geographic analysis using data, and visualize it in 3D and 4D models. It allows people to represent data in a new way that makes it easier to understand and actually see...


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