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Humanity's Cultural History Depicted in 5-Minute Video. All roads lead from Rome, according to a visual history of human culture built entirely from the birth and death places of notable people.

Humanity's Cultural History Depicted in 5-Minute Video

Google Has Better Maps of World Cup Venues Than OpenStreetMap—For Now. Originally built for the 1950 World Cup, Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro was once the largest in the world.

Google Has Better Maps of World Cup Venues Than OpenStreetMap—For Now

It will host the final of this year's Cup. The OSM view (left) has little detail compared to Google Maps. GEOFABRIK/OSM/GOOGLE Originally built for the 1950 World Cup, Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro was once the largest in the world. 5 asombrosos videos que usan mapping. El mapping en general es la representación gráfica de la información utilizando las relaciones espaciales.

5 asombrosos videos que usan mapping

Urban Engines launches to use data to make city transportation better. Stanford computer science professor Balaji Prabhakar first became interested in how transportation systems move when, years ago, he got stuck in “the mother of all traffic jams” in India.

Urban Engines launches to use data to make city transportation better

Now, after two years in stealthy development, Prabhakar and his co-founder, former Google exec Shiva Shivakumar, are launching a startup called Urban Engines that is using data, algorithms and behavioral economics to help make cities less congested and urban transportation operate more efficiently. In an office in downtown San Francisco this week, six stories above the blaring horns of buses and cars running up and down Market Street, Shivakumar and Prabhakar showed me a screen of a train system that could be any big city in the world — Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Bangalore.

Prabhakar clicked the play button and we watched a geometrical visualization of the flow of train commuters moving into stations, getting on trains and getting off at their stops. Interactive Game of Thrones Map with Spoilers Control. El mapa de cien años de soledad.

Del espacio público y su significado en la ciudad. Fourquare: Si no es la tecnología, ¿qué es? El futuro de la herramienta más famosa del mundo basada en geolocalización está en dudas, luego de que un nuevo golpe le haya sido propiciado por Instagram, al anunciar que dejarían de utilizar su tecnología para pasar a usar la de Facebook Places.

Fourquare: Si no es la tecnología, ¿qué es?

“Your Map is Racist” Here’s How. Can maps be racist?

“Your Map is Racist” Here’s How

Aren’t maps just a reflection of reality? In this piece Nathan Palmer will show us how maps are actually a social construction and how they can lead us to think that anglo nations are bigger and more central to the world than nations of color. A few years back I had the opportunity of seeing Jane Elliot speak at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln my alma mater.

Atlas of Prejudice — 20 ways to slice the European continent from Atlas... Die Rache der Wiener Polizei an den deutschen „Krawalltouristen“ Map - Cerca amb Google. Google Launches Maps Gallery To Make Public Data Maps More Discoverable. Google today launched the Google Maps Gallery, an extension of the Google Maps Public Data Program it announced last October.

Google Launches Maps Gallery To Make Public Data Maps More Discoverable

The new gallery is meant to showcase maps from the organizations Google is working with, including the likes of National Geographic, the U.S. Geological Survey and the City of Edmonton, and to make them more discoverable. As Google Maps product manager Jordan Breckenridge told me, the idea behind the Public Data Program is to unlock the maps and geospatial information many organizations already have. Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook. You grow old, you slow down, and you die.

Visualizing 15 Years Of Acquisitions By Apple, Google, Yahoo, Amazon, And Facebook

That is, unless you can inject some fresh blood. Mapa dels llocs més fotografiats de Barcelona. E-Diasporas. Quite Possibly the Most Brilliant Thing Ever — A Map of the Internet, Drawn to Scale. O Click on the image above to expand, or click here to see the full-resolution version.

Quite Possibly the Most Brilliant Thing Ever — A Map of the Internet, Drawn to Scale

From artist Martin Vargic comes this beautiful, ultra-high-resolution fictional map of the internet — scaled using actual from Alexa to rank the top 500 or so websites by traffic in the entire world. Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us. By Maria Popova.

Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us

Mapping Conflicts Between Indigenous Peoples and Corporations in Latin America. Dymaxion-map1.jpg 2.048×1.024 píxels. Un madrileño se toma diez años para programar el Google Maps de la Historia - Noticias de Tecnología. El pasado está en las montañas... ¿y el futuro? >> Historia[S] Foto: GETTY Los mares, las cordilleras, un río... las barreras naturales han servido para fijar las fronteras de muchas naciones durante siglos. Watch_Dogs WeAreData. In the video game Watch_Dogs, the city of Chicago is run by a Central Operating System (CTOS). This system uses data to manage the entire city and to solve complex problems,such as traffic,crime, power distribution and more... This is not fiction anymore. Smart cities are real, it’s happening now. Circular city maps: Archie Archambault designs minimalist city maps printed on a 19th-Century letterpress. Courtesy of Archie's Press Archie Archambault was a philosophy major who moved to Portland, Ore., in 2009 after college and found himself getting lost.

For all their practical uses, Google maps didn’t seem to really give him a local’s sense of neighborhoods, or how to navigate the city as a whole, or reflect his perceptions of how long it took to get from point A to point B. Urban Modernity, RIP: Mapping Marshall Berman Mapping Modernism. Throughout his life, Marshall Berman (1940-2013), long-time New York City resident and echt urbanite, provided animated and rich maps of literary modernism that rhapsodized cities as privileged and vital sites.

Even in light of his recent death, it is hard not to be struck by the vitality that he saw and felt cities to possess, and whose existance he never stopped, happily, reminding us of. Urban Modernity, RIP: Mapping Marshall Berman Mapping Modernism. Google Earth Tour Builder lets you tell stories through maps. Crapmap2.jpg 2.000×2.403 píxels. Tread Lightly to these "Breaking Bad" Filming Locations. Being born and raised in Albuquerque, and having lived/gone to school/had important life events happen very near many of these locations, let's just say that Breaking Bad has a special meaning for me :) For instance, when my parents separated, my mom moved to an apartment down on Lomas near old town, and I stayed there with her a couple years.

The building was actually owned by my next door neighbors growing up. The building burned down around 2000. Age of Internet Empires: One Map With Each Country's Favorite Website - Robinson Meyer. Two researchers, Mark Graham and Stefano De Stabbata, at the Oxford Internet Institute have depicted the world’s “Internet empires” in a map, below. The map shows each nation’s most popular website, with the size of nations altered to reflect the number of Internet users there. The map makes for a brief, informative look at how geographic—and universal—certain web tastes and habits are. Facebook, the world’s most popular site, is most popular in North Africa, parts of the Middle East, and the Pacific coast of South America. Out in the Open: The Free Tools That Let You Hack Your Whole Life. Tessel, a piece of open source hardware that lets anyone hack their home. Photo: Technical Machine Imagine a home speaker system that identifies everyone in the room and plays only the music they wanna hear.

Tapping into tiny RFID chips installed on people’s cell phones, this system would pinpoint each person’s Facebook profile, parse their music tastes by way of the streaming music service Spotify, and create a playlist on the fly. And as new people enter the room and others leave it, the system would adjust this playlist accordingly.

So sieht das Internet auf einer Weltkarte aus - Digital. Un mapa mostra els tuits geolocalitzats durant la Diada. Occupying Wall Street: Places and Spaces of Political Action : Places: Design Observer Mobile. Peer Reviewed: Jonathan Massey & Brett Snyder Occupy Wall Street activity online. Click image to enlarge. Tomstandage.com. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. Los estereotipos sobre Europa y los europeos en 15 mapas. Todos los prejuicios sobre Europa y los europeos en un total de 15 mapas. La Europa de los prejuicios. Data visualizations should be as much about facilitating interaction as conveying information.

Index. BCN Beats - V3.0. 999202_671947162834328_199199876_n.jpg (582×666) ¿Es el mundo tal y como sale en los mapas? El espejismo de Mercator. West Wing - Why are we changing maps? Tupi Vivo. Anatopism. You Won't Believe How Insanely Detailed This Guy's Fictional Maps Are. Seriously. - Wired Science. Geo Graphic. OB298 — A Preliminary Atlas of Drone Strike Landscapes. Dronestagram. Washington Post. Atlas Histórico Mundial y Cronologías. Idea of the Week: Mapping the Rise of Craft Beer. Historia y Mapas. Mapping the World. Category:T and O map – Wikimedia Commons.

Mapping Racist/Fascist Attacks in Athens.