October 31st | How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

1. Locate the Zombie Hordes Even the most well prepared survivalist sometimes has to leave the safety of the base-camp and venture out on a food run. What you need […]

October 31st | The Little Maps of Horror

Where are the Bodies? is a special Halloween mapped tour of cemeteries and graveyards around the world. So on this Halloween, if you fancy tracking down the ghost of a […]

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The Crowdsourced Bike Accident Map

Only about 30% of biking accidents are ever reported. This makes it difficult to accurately identify accident hot-spots for cyclists. BikeMaps want to help overcome this problem by providing a […]

The Crowd-Sourced Weather Map

The Netatmo Weather Station for Smartphone is a clever weather monitoring system which measures temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide, and noise levels. The monitor connects with your computer or smartphone via […]

Story Mapping Spatial Analysis

This Story Map from Esri is a really interesting introduction to spatial analysis. The map guides you through some of the spatial analysis that you might undertake if you were […]

Joined-Up Maps

I’ve been very critical lately about the lack of development of the Google Maps JavaScript API. We’ve had to wait a long time for any new features to be added […]

The Continents of Reddit

The Internet Map is one of my all time favorite maps created with the Google Maps API. The map visualizes the 350,000 largest websites in the world. The circles on […]

Sentiment Mapping

Twitter is a great resource for researching language use and people’s moods. The Geography of Hate, by Dr. Monica Stephens of Humboldt State University, is one of the best examples […]

The New Zealand Dot Map

Mapping the Young Adults of New Zealand is a density dot map visualizing the population change of young Kiwis between 2001 and 2013. Each dot on the map signifies the […]

Mapping the Hills of San Francisco

This San Francisco Streets by Slope map shows you the location of San Francisco’s steepest streets and also shows you how you can route around them. The map can therefore […]


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