27 Jul

Map of the Week: Live Earthquake

FacebookTwitterEarthquakes are a much more common occurrence than one might expect. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there are, on average, over 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude 4 or greater every year, which amounts to approximately 40 per day. Every movement...
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20 Jul

Map of the Week: Debt in the U.S.

FacebookTwitter This gorgeous map from the Urban Institute illustrates something very important: Americans have a debt problem. In fact, most statistics show that the majority of Americans are in debt – whether that’s ‘good’ debt, such as a mortgage, or...
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13 Jul

Map of the Week: City Smells

FacebookTwitterIf you’ve ever lived in a big city, chances are you’re tired of hearing about how bad your city smells. It’s true, though, that wherever there are people there are the odors that come with them – car exhaust, trash,...
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13 Jul

Vricon Spotlight

FacebookTwitterVricon is on a mission to map the world in 3D. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Vricon started in 2015 and has been growing ever since. Vricon offers decision makers in the military, intelligence, telecommunications, and other major industries access to...
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6 Jul

Map of the Week: Hashtags in the City

FacebookTwitter If you have ever used any social media platform such as Instagram or Twitter, then hashtags are probably no stranger to you – everyone is using them nowadays to not only organize their posts but also reach out to...
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5 Jul

Plan International Spotlight

FacebookTwitterDo you feel safe in your city? As society turns its eyes toward assault and safety concerns, we’re learning just how uneasy many women feel in their daily lives: at work, at home, and even just walking down the street....
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28 Jun

Mapillary Spotlight

FacebookTwitterWelcome to the future of Mapping. Mapillary is a startup which uses crowdsourced data to develop a rich, real-time street map of the world. The company believes that individuals and groups within a place are more qualified than any greater...
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22 Jun

Map of the Week: Gun Violence

FacebookTwitter On June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed and 53 more were wounded in a shooting at Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. At that time, it was the deadliest contemporary mass shooting by a single shooter in the...
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