27 Mar

Flourish Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin Flourish is an online tool that aims to make advanced data visualization and interactive storytelling available to everyone. Based in London, this project was started in 2016, through the company, Kiln, which is a specialist data visualization agency creating...
Read more »
23 Mar

Map of the Week: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin “To Seek New Worlds For Gold, For Praise, For Glory”-Sir Walter Raleigh, Founder of Virginia Roanoke was established in 1587 by a group of 115 English settlers. The colony was located on the outer banks of what is today...
Read more »
16 Mar

Map of the Week: What’s in an Irish Surname?

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, this week’s map is interactive and explores Irish surnames and their geographic distribution; it was created by Kent Field using Irish Census data from 1890. In the United States, a...
Read more »
15 Mar

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project Spotlight

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP) began in 2013 to bring light to the gentrification of San Francisco’s Bay area. AEMP is a data-visualization, data analysis, and storytelling collective, documenting through maps and articles, the disbursement of San Francisco Bay...
Read more »
23 Feb

Map of the Week: International Students Map

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the map for more detail on a specific country Using data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, this week’s feature map shows the countries where all the world’s international students are moving from and to. For...
Read more »
15 Feb

Map of the Week: Year of the Dog

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the image to enlarge 2018 is the year of the dog and this week’s map, created by Lili Chin, shows dogs of the world and their countries of origin. According to the cartographer, she wanted to “create something...
Read more »
9 Feb

Map of the Week: Technology at the Olympic Games

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the image to enlarge The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. This year’s Winter Olympics (Friday, February 9th through Sunday the 25th) is being held in PyeongChang, South Korea....
Read more »