A century ago the Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank. Mapping travelers’ hometowns reveals the immigrant status of most third-class passengers, who also suffered the highest fatality rate.
Take a look at these Street View views of the Amazon Basin from the post at Google Lat Long . Pretty slick. I like the view ahead and the view from behind with the wake. As my friend, Alex, says: Can't wait for underwater Street View .
Maxis will finally be creating a new entry in the popular SimCity franchise in 2013, promising new features such as full 3D graphics, internet-connected cities that can affect one another, and even "curvy roads"...
What if the world's population were reduced to 100 people community?
Reminicent of the picture book, "If the World were a Village" by David Smith, this video attempts to make large statistics more meaningful to young learners. For more information see: http://www.miniature-earth.com/
"In her recent keynote address, the new director of the Nation Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Letitia Long, unveiled her new vision, which recognizes certain realities of the operating environment and implicitly touches upon profound implications for the GEOINT analytical community. This unveiling suggests the need for a deeper look at the environment, those implications, and the obstacles to successful implementation."
This is the data SimpleGeo collected from the eight geolocated data providers (FourSquare, Gowalla, Twitter, Flickr, Bump, Brightkite, BlockChalk, and Fwix) during the South by SouthWest Interactive Festival last year. Mobile is not a new trend and it's probably only the beginning.