Category Archives: Maps

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.slate.com This use of a map on the Slate platform is … Continue reading

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Panama Papers: where the money is hiding

Companies in Mossack Fonseca database “connected” to a particular country by address. The data also shows clients, beneficiaries, and shareholders by country. Source: ICIJ — Map created by Brian Kilmartin in CartoDB Sourced through Scoop.it from: briankilmartin.cartodb.com When I heard … Continue reading

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RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store

MIAMI, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store. New clas Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.prnewswire.com When I wrote my book on Buying a House – Using Real Estate … Continue reading

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Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history

Facebook’s incredible mapping feat shows that neural networks are starting to do serious volumes of work seriously fast. Here’s why it matters Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.newscientist.com Facebook is changing how we live and relate. It’s power is immense and … Continue reading

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This Irish startup wants to be a Google Maps for people with disabilities

Two Irish university grads are on a mission to create a web platform that increases accessibility and awareness around the world. Sourced through Scoop.it from: mashable.com I had the privilege of working with some great people in developing New Zealand … Continue reading

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The world’s most powerful passports revealed

The UK lost its share of top spot and fell to third, while the US tumbled even further to fourth in global firm Henley & Partners’ ranking of the number of countries citizens can travel to without a visa. Sourced … Continue reading

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Incredible edible landscape map shows you where to find free food

Falling Fruit, a massive collaborative mapping project, provides fruity foragers with the tools they need to track down a nutritious snack. Sourced through Scoop.it from: inhabitat.com There has been quite a bit of debate in New Zealand recently about what … Continue reading

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