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Map iPhone Users In a City, And You Know Where The Rich Live

Map iPhone Users In a City, And You Know Where The Rich Live | Spatial in Schools |

"Our stuff often says a lot about us, whether we own a hybrid car or a station wagon, a MacBook Pro or an ancient desktop.  Among other things, cell phone brands say something about socio-economics – it takes a lot of money to buy a new iPhone 5 (and even more money to keep up with the latest models that come out faster than plan upgrades do). Consider, then, this map of Washington, D.C., which uses geolocated tweets, and the cell phone metadata attached to them, to illustrate who in town is using iPhones (red dots) and who's using Androids (green dots)."

Via Seth Dixon
Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, June 26, 2013 7:27 PM
Lara where do you live that your phone was free?
Mary Everhart's comment, June 26, 2013 10:59 PM
I keep wondering what impact commuting has on the patterns shown on the maps.
Timothy Roth's curator insight, July 8, 2013 4:38 PM

This just amazes me! The information that geography relates to us will never cease to amaze me.

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38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed

38 Maps You Never Knew You Needed | Spatial in Schools |

"Some prime examples of fascinating maps." 

Via Seth Dixon, Jérémie Ory, Geopan
Dave Cottrell's curator insight, February 23, 2013 4:25 PM

Wrap your head around this!  #wetcoastdaily

Miguel Ángel Vargas's curator insight, March 3, 2013 12:03 PM

Mapas poco comunes, poco útiles, aunque curiosos.

Jordan Macpherson's comment, November 4, 2013 11:50 PM