Comparing Brazilian states with countries: Compare-cabana MALBOUFFE – McDo vu du ciel, cartographie d’un empire Steve Von Worley Les Etats-Unis vus du ciel ? La densité de la population américaine au commencement de la ruée vers l'Ouest ? "La lecture de cette carte nous confirme que le géant du fast-food, qui compte plus de 13 000 restaurants aux Etats-Unis, s'implante méthodiquement dans et autour des agglomérations, ainsi que le long des réseaux autoroutiers, analyse le site fluctuat.net. Le blog Arcorama s'est amusé à fabriquer la même carte pour la France, deuxième plus grand marché du groupe à l'échelle mondiale. Arcorama nous explique le modus operandi d'une telle réalisation. Les auteurs ont ensuite ajouté un halo dégradé symbolisant la distance entre restaurants : L'affolante conquête des marchés mondiaux par McDo (visible sur cette autre carte datant d'il y a un an) montre que peu de pays sont épargnés par l'impérialisme du hamburger. Le site propose enfin un lien vers une carte mondiale du prix du Big Mac. Signaler ce contenu comme inapproprié Cette entrée a été publiée dans Actualité.
131 - US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs | Strange Maps by Frank Jacobs Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a convenient way of measuring and comparing the size of national economies. Annual GDP represents the market value of all goods and services produced within a country in a year. Put differently: GDP = consumption + investment + government spending + (exports – imports) Although the economies of countries like China and India are growing at an incredible rate, the US remains the nation with the highest GDP in the world – and by far: US GDP is projected to be $13,22 trillion (or $13.220 billion) in 2007, according to this source. The creator of this map has had the interesting idea to break down that gigantic US GDP into the GDPs of individual states, and compare those to other countries’ GDP. Pakistan, for example, has a GDP that’s slightly higher than Israel’s – but Pakistan has a population of about 170 million, while Israel is only 7 million people strong. This map was suggested by Morgan via firstname.lastname@example.org, and can be found here.
Royal Pingdom » The incredible growth of the Internet since 2000 It doesn’t feel like 2000 was all that long ago, does it? But on the Internet, a decade is a long time. Ten years ago we were in the era of the dot-com boom (and bust), the Web was strictly 1.0, and Google was just a baby. Since then people have welled onto the Internet. You don’t actually realize how many more people are on the Internet now until you start comparing numbers. We’ll start with the whole world, then world regions, then break it down even further into countries. Worldwide Internet users, 2000 and 2010 First off, the one thing you probably wanted to know right away. There were only 361 million Internet users in 2000, in the entire world. The chart really says it all. The Internet hasn’t just become larger, it’s also become more spread out, more global. In 2000, the top 10 countries accounted for 73% of all Internet users.In 2010, that number has decreased to 60%. This becomes evident when viewing the distribution of Internet users for the top 50 countries in 2000 and in 2010.
Toda Menina Baiana - Gilberto Gil Where Are The Jobs? Where Are The Jobs? Employment in America, 2010 Leaflet | Jobs: Map data from US Census LEHD, Imagery by Robert Manduca under CC BY 4.0, Background: Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under ODbL. One Dot = One Job. Most Impressive Harvard Students Matthew Chuchul Class of 2013 Last year, Chuchul was in the basement of his on-campus residence, Harvard's Pforzheimer House, when he discovered a cabinet full of documents that hadn't been seen in decades. The documents created a timeline of the history of co-ed residential living at Harvard, and dated back to the '60s. Chuchul gathered the documents and conducted countless other research to launch an exhibit this past February called "The Residential Revolution" about the beginnings of co-ed residential life at Harvard in conjunction with the Harvard College Women's Center. The exhibit included photos and the original documents, and Chuchul tracked down former residents of Pforzheimer House to speak about their experiences living in the co-ed dorms in the 1960s, when co-ed living was much more controversial. An Aloian Memorial Scholar and senior at Harvard, Chuchul is co-chair of his House Committee, providing genuine leadership to his fellow students.
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