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Would you take a dip 35 metres up in London's first 'sky pool'?

Would you take a dip 35 metres up in London's first 'sky pool'? | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
The Embassy Gardens ‘sky pool’ will join two 10-storey buildings in new Battersea development
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Twitter Languages in London

Twitter Languages in London | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it

This map is a fantastic geovisualization that maps the spatial patterns of languages used on the social media platform Twitter.  This map was in part inspired by a Twitter map of Europe.  While most cities would be expected to be lingistically homogenous, but London's cosmopolitan nature and large pockets of immigrants.

   

Tags: social media, language, neighborhood, visualization, cartography.


Via Seth Dixon, Nancy Watson, Josh Kettell
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