- Showcasing the best in online maps and mapping.
- New Arctic Ice Thickness Map
- Life Expectancy in the U.S.
- Mapping the spread of the Cordón Caulle volcano ash cloud
- Visualize world flights on a 3D globe
- Socal Networking Map of the World (June 2011)
- Before and after aerial imagery of the Wallow Fire, Arizona
- The Dangers of New York City Traffic
- Explore the Sun with Helioviewer
Category Archives: Technology
A few months ago Microsoft released a video demo’ing its plans for Streetside – immersive street level photography in Bing Maps. These changes have now gone live in Bing Maps beta. Gone are the Google Street View-like 360 degree bubbles … Continue reading
Erik Zachte, a data analyst at the Wikimedia Foundation, recently put together an impressive, interactive visualization showing the the worldwide distribution of Wikipedia edits. The map allows you to see the location of editors and the time they made each … Continue reading
Correlate is a new, typically quirky beta service from Google. It’s tricky to understand the concept at first, but essentially the service does for data what TinEye does for online images – provides a reverse search mechanism for finding similar … Continue reading
Microsoft’s recent purchase of Skype brings the number of takeovers the company has made to 109. Including companies Microsoft has a part stake in the total is nearer 400. To try and make sense of this Robin Richards used the … Continue reading
Pix4D, a spin off from Swiss technology institute EPFL, is a new software solution, creating 3D models from 2D snapshots taken by remote control drones. The idea: send a UAV out to capture aerial photos, then upload these images to … Continue reading
As I’m sure you’ve already seen, Apple recently found itself in a spot of trouble when it emerged iPhones and iPads have been keeping a permanent log of locations. Initial reports that these were precise, timestamped user locations turned out … Continue reading