Category Archives: population

The Auckland Harbour Bridge Approaches are at Full Capacity

Headlines in newspapers are saying that the business case for building a second harbour crossing in Auckland have been delayed. The implication is that this will exacerbate the traffic congestion problem. Auckland’s Mayor, Phil Goff has a published Vision Statement … Continue reading

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American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that let’s you explore American history.

a wealth of uses for this American Panorama is a series of interactive maps that lets you explore American history. Sourced through Scoop.it from: linkis.com In an age when mass migration has grown to epic proportions, the ability to see … Continue reading

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Revealed, the death maps of Europe

Pensioners in northern Spain, north eastern Italy, and in southern and western France survived up to age 94 thanks mainly to their Mediterranean diet, a study by the University of Porto found. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk As I head … Continue reading

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These 2 maps will change the way you understand population

Only 4 regions have the same population as 108 others. Sourced through Scoop.it from: agenda.weforum.org When I was involved in development and sales of a map based business intelligence solution, I frequently talked about how a picture tells a thousand … Continue reading

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Farmers of the future will utilize drones, robots and GPS – Phys.Org

In New Zealand there is a TV advertisement that says the planet doesn’t need us. It managed very well before humankind and will manage after we have moved on. What’s sobering to a thinking person is that this is a very true statement. Do you think birds and cockroaches care about OLED TV’s and self driving cars? Continue reading

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