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Cartography - Mapping - GIM International

Cartography - Mapping - GIM International | visual mapping | Scoop.it
The detailed programe of the 25th International Conference (ICHC) on the History of Cartography is now available. ICHC is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the history of maps and map making. It promotes global cooperation among cartographic ...
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exploring the resurgence of maps as cognitive processes, maps in the generation of shared and collective knowledge.
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This Is How Much More States Spend On Prisoners Than On Students

This Is How Much More States Spend On Prisoners Than On Students | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Perhaps if states spent more money on educating students, they would not have to spend so much money keeping prisoners incarcerated.
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This is one of the best visualization of the human timeline on the universe…

This is one of the best visualization of the human timeline on the universe… | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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Putting time in perspective - Kashif Ansari – Google+ (This is one of the best visualization of the human timeline on the universe scale....
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Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time in perspective is not one of them. 

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Interactive Map Site Lets You Travel the World Through the Lenses of Drones - Mashable

Interactive Map Site Lets You Travel the World Through the Lenses of Drones - Mashable | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Interactive Map Site Lets You Travel the World Through the Lenses of Drones Mashable Launched back in April by Switzerland-based Jan Hiersemenzel, TravelByDrone is a site that harnesses the power of YouTube and Google Maps to allow you to explore...
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Views Of A Dark World: Illuminating Unseen Infrastructure

Views Of A Dark World: Illuminating Unseen Infrastructure | visual mapping | Scoop.it

For a global society highly dependent on complex technical, economic and political systems, we manage to carry on our daily routines largely unaware of the hard and soft infrastructure — from pipes to policies — on which these systems rest. That is, until unexpected events, so-called black swans, illuminate the previously hidden pieces and surprise or unsettle us by their presence and function..

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Turning Data Into Diagrams, An Exhibition | Mapping Complex ...

Turning Data Into Diagrams, An Exhibition | Mapping Complex ... | visual mapping | Scoop.it
It also “explores how our understanding of ourselves and our planet has evolved alongside our ability to represent, graph and map the mass data of the time.” The journey begins with a series of book annotations and ...
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Maps to Help You Understand the Syrian War - The American Interest

Maps to Help You Understand the Syrian War - The American Interest | visual mapping | Scoop.it
The Syrian War is complex, and the MSM hasn't been doing too keen of a job in explaining its complexities. So to inform any misunderstandings or lingering curiosities, we've put together a few helpful maps of relevant ...
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Polar bears on Google Maps! Street View comes to the Arctic - Fox News

Polar bears on Google Maps! Street View comes to the Arctic - Fox News | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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Polar bears on Google Maps! Street View comes to the Arctic
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The Google Maps team brought their cameras to Churchill and the surrounding tundra in October 2013, capturing 360-degree panoramas of polar bears out on the snow.
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MAP: Every Meteorite Impact Since 2300 B.C.

MAP: Every Meteorite Impact Since 2300 B.C. | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Just days after a meteor exploded over Russia, a map showing every meteorite to have hit Earth since 2300 B.C. is going viral.
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MITx and HarvardX release MOOC datasets and visualization tools - MIT News Office

MITx and HarvardX release MOOC datasets and visualization tools - MIT News Office | visual mapping | Scoop.it
"Insights" tools provide intuitive interface for accessing enrollment and demographic data from edX courses.
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California storms: Dramatic maps show impact of heavy rains - Los Angeles Times

California storms: Dramatic maps show impact of heavy rains - Los Angeles Times | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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California storms: Dramatic maps show impact of heavy rains
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Below are some maps that show the impact of the storms, which are the strongest in Southern California in two years.
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Man uses Google Maps to listen to FBI, Secret Service calls - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Man uses Google Maps to listen to FBI, Secret Service calls - Atlanta Journal Constitution | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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Man uses Google Maps to listen to FBI, Secret Service calls
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A writer for Valleywag says Bryan Seely set up fake listings on Google Maps for the Secret Service office in Washington D.C.
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Cartography for the masses: where online maps are taking us - GigaOM

Cartography for the masses: where online maps are taking us - GigaOM | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Cartography for the masses: where online maps are taking us
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Stamen Design, a studio in San Francisco, last week released Map Stack, a free online platform that allows users to tailor how their maps look.

 

Maps are layered upon the planes of everyday life, commanding us forward and backward. Good design will get us there.

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A Visualization of the Work that Went Into Making Magic Lantern What it is Today - PetaPixel

A Visualization of the Work that Went Into Making Magic Lantern What it is Today - PetaPixel | visual mapping | Scoop.it
PetaPixel A Visualization of the Work that Went Into Making Magic Lantern What it is Today PetaPixel In the past month and a half, Magic Lantern has seemingly made the impossible possible by bringing high definition RAW video to several Canon...
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This map shows which disease is most likely to kill you depending on where you live

This map shows which disease is most likely to kill you depending on where you live | visual mapping | Scoop.it

Using data from the World Health Organization, we labeled every country in the world with the disease that caused the most deaths within the nation.

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Thanks To Google Maps, You Can Be At The World Cup Without Being At The ... - Huffington Post

Thanks To Google Maps, You Can Be At The World Cup Without Being At The ... - Huffington Post | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Thanks To Google Maps, You Can Be At The World Cup Without Being At The ...
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The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off Thursday, and if you're having a little bit of FOMO because you're not in Brazil, Google Maps has your back.
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Amazon.com: The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions (Wiley and SAS Business Series) eBook: Phil Simon: Kindle Store

The Visual Organization: Data Visualization, Big Data, and the Quest for Better Decisions (Wiley and SAS Business Series) - Kindle edition by Phil Simon. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Tracking deforestation as it happens

Tracking deforestation as it happens | visual mapping | Scoop.it
The world's first monitoring tool providing 'near real time' data on changes in forest cover could change how companies track deforestation in their supply chains (For data-hungry forest lovers, this new satellite mapping tool will be like all your...
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Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes - The Atlantic Cities

Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes - The Atlantic Cities | visual mapping | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Cities Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes The Atlantic Cities The New York Police Department doesn't make it easy to crunch the city's traffic fatality and injury numbers, releasing the data in a PDF format that's difficult for...
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More Than Pretty Pictures: Visualizing Insight - Smart Data Collective

More Than Pretty Pictures: Visualizing Insight - Smart Data Collective | visual mapping | Scoop.it
More Than Pretty Pictures: Visualizing Insight Smart Data Collective Just like larger enterprises, midmarket companies need to be able to derive new views of data, especially data from disparate sources, to pull out deeper connections and...
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77 Countries Where It’s Illegal to Be Gay

77 Countries Where It’s Illegal to Be Gay | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Because the cause of gay rights has made recent rapid progress in a growing number of Western nations, it is easy to lose sight of the bleak conditions that (RT @KQEDnews: Beyond Uganda: mapping the 77 countries where it's illegal to be gay.
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Canadian city uses Google's new map gallery to support open data ...

Canadian city uses Google's new map gallery to support open data ... | visual mapping | Scoop.it
Government GIS, Open Government. Canadian city uses Google's new map gallery to support open data. By Clarice Africa | 28 February 2014 | Views: 200. The City of Edmonton, Canada's fifth largest municipality, has taken another bold step ...
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Google's Maps Gallery maps out everything from minefields to congressional ... - Digital Trends

Google's Maps Gallery maps out everything from minefields to congressional ... - Digital Trends | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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Social mapping does much more than just get you where you're going - PCWorld

Social mapping does much more than just get you where you're going - PCWorld | visual mapping | Scoop.it
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Social mapping does much more than just get you where you're going
PCWorld
Google acquiring Waze almost seems redundant. Google is already a recognized leader in mapping services, so why does it need to buy a mapping company?

 

Maps aren’t just maps any more. Maps are a search engine in and of themselves—a trove of information that helps people get from Point A to Point B as efficiently as possible, and that helps them make smart choices about where to go and what to do once they arrive.

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