Posts Tagged ‘maps’

May 10th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations

Mapping the drug wars in Mexico

  Geographic maps are possibly one of the earliest and most culturally ingrained of visualizations. When you can lay data on top of a map, you have a rich and easily recognized story. This infographic does a great job of sharing information on a map. Gangs and mobs have been a part of history s[...]

September 27th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities

Rectangular subdivisions of the world

This map is just plain interesting. It is a map of the world made up of rectangles, each with an equal number of geo-tagged tweets. In other worlds it is a Twitter density map. So, what does the map tell us. What do it relate to? What other type of map might it look the […][...]