The Beat - Instagram Photos and What's Around Them - by the Rutgers Social Media Information Lab About the Beat We use Instagram pictures users added to their map, and combine them with the corresponding Google StreetView location to help explore topics in a new way. Feel free to explore your own beat by putting a new topic in the search box.
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The Map Room The Map Room is a blog that points to maps, map collections, map-related resources, and material about maps on the web. Anything that fits under that rubric, from medieval mappæ mundi to satellite imagery, and from topo maps to Tolkien, is fair game. Launched in March 2003, The Map Room is aimed at a broad audience. Domestic Violence: Can your smartphone save your life? Erasing domestic violence with a swipe of the finger? There’s an app for that. From apps to combat cyberstalking and real life domestic abuse, to using existing popular Facebook features, hundreds of volunteer developers contributed their time and talent to create online solutions against domestic violence during a weekend hackathon spanning two continents. The leading cause of injury for women - more than car accidents, muggings and rapes combined - domestic violence claims more female victims than any of the main threats to women’s wellbeing in the world. One in three women will be a victim of violence during her lifetime, with many being abused by a family member, according to experts. Latin America -and Central America in particular - are no strangers to this issue.
Weird Texas For some reason the town of Liberty Hill scared me. I don't want to speak ill of the place––I'm sure there are some lovely folks there. But we just saw some iffy racial-type things (and people) there that made us go “hmm”... along with the fact that Liberty Hill was pretty tiny, isolated community set away from everything else, with lots of lonely, desolate back roads to run into trouble on. Roads exactly like the one we found the cemetery on, in fact. We didn't have a name for the cemetery. No one seemed to know it. Westmoreland County Tax Maps The Westmoreland County Department of Geographic Information Systems helps Westmoreland County to fulfill a statutory requirement that all taxable property needs to be mapped to aid in the tax assessment process. Using cutting age technology, Westmoreland GIS is able to provide a layout of properties, at and below the surface, both in the past and present. This information is made available in a variety of formats to the paying and public requestors via the GIS Tax Mapping website and a secure file transfer site.
Wind Map An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. Rev. Lewis Gordon Tucker, 1811-1880 Lewis Gordon Tucker Cumberland Presbyterian Minister Need A Photograph The committee on conference presented their report which was received and adopted and is as follows (viz)
New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of National Geographic magazines spanning the years 1917 to 1985. I found, tucked in almost every issue, one of the magazine’s gorgeous maps—of the Moon, St. Petersburg, the Himalayas, Eastern Europe’s ever-shifting boundaries. I became a cartography enthusiast and geographical sponge, poring over them for years just for the sheer enjoyment of it, a pleasure that remains with me today.