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Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu

Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu Turn Your Location Into Jewelry With Meshu

Meshu is a way to turn location data into physical objects. Simply map a series of places and the fine folks behind the application turn that into a beautiful piece of custom jewelry. Read more

New Maps for the Web by Stamen

New Maps for the Web by Stamen New Maps for the Web by Stamen

I just left the Stamen studio where I had a brief chat with founder and CEO Eric Rodenbeck. He enthusiastically showed me their newest work: maps.stamen.com. Read more

When Does Crime Happen?

When Does Crime Happen? When Does Crime Happen?

Joe Golike and Sha Hwang of Trulia take a deeper look at when crime typically happens throughout the day in 25 big cities across the United States. Read more

How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests

How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests How We Visualized 23 Years of Geo Bee Contests

We created an interactive visualization of the National Geographic Bee Contest's history. Here we talk about finding the right story, design decisions, and the dirty work of getting data into a usable form. Read more

TenderNoise

TenderNoise TenderNoise

Did you know that noise complaints are the no. 1 quality-of-life issue for city residents? The folks over at Movity.com tackle this issue with the TenderNoise project. Read more

Travel Time and Housing Prices Map

Travel Time and Housing Prices Map Travel Time and Housing Prices Map

MIG Inc. teamed up with the folks at Stamen Design for a series of interactive maps for the One Bay Area project. The first map in this series, the Travel Time and Housing Prices map, shows the relationship between travel time for different modes of transit, and housing prices in the bay area. Read more

River Transit Maps

River Transit Maps River Transit Maps

Daniel Huffman gives us an alternative view on how to look at rivers: Using the analogy of urban transit maps, he achieves a high level of abstraction an thus gives a clear overview over relationships and hierarchies. Read more

Google Zeitgeist 2010

Google Zeitgeist 2010 Google Zeitgeist 2010

With this years Zeitgeist application, Google captures the spirit of 2010. Read more

Sound Mapping in New York City

Sound Mapping in New York City Sound Mapping in New York City

New York Mapping by Mark Edward Campos investigates the context around a site. It helps to understand the goings on, in a 24-hour timeframe of an area in New York City. Read more

Polymaps

Polymaps Polymaps

Polymaps is a free, open-source JavaScript library for making dynamic, interactive maps. It is the result of a collaboration between Stamen Design and SimpleGeo. Read more

Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects

Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects Mapping Istanbul by Project Projects

I stumbled across this superb looking book called "Mapping Istanbul". It is the work of Project Projects in collaboration with Garanti Galerie and Superpool architects. The aim of the book is to visually capture the complex nature of the capital city of Turkey. Read more

Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth

Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth Stunning Examples of Data Visualization in Google Earth

The Google Earth blog recently posted some examples of how well Google Earth can be used as a scientific visualization platform. The examples are posted by Thijs Damsma from the OpenEarth Initiative. Read more

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