September 16th | Opening Hours on Google Maps

One of my biggest first world problems is never being able to find an open cafe late at night. After going out for a meal or visiting a pub in […]

September 16th | Mapping Temporal Patterns in Data

CartoDB’s Torque library often seems to be used just to show lots of activity on a map. For example, lots of the Torque powered maps of Twitter data seem to […]

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The Best Map of Springfield – Ever!

It is a disgrace that nine years after the release of Google Maps, Google still haven’t managed to properly map one of America’s most loved towns. Luckily where ever Google […]

Mapping Drug Border Seizures

Drug Seizures Along the US-Mexico Border, from the Center of Investigative Journalism, examines the amount and types of drugs that have been seized being smuggled across the 2,000 mile border […]

The Zombie Sounds of Street View

Last month Amplifon created Sounds of Street View, a new platform which allows you to add sound to Google Maps Street View. If you visit Sounds of Street View Create Your […]

For the next five billion: Android One

Knowledge is a game changer. I’ve long been inspired by the Internet and how it opens the doors to opportunity. It provides access to knowledge, no matter who you are […]

Animated Subway Maps

Monday morning. Time to start the week with a little frivolous fun. Tube Scroll has created a number of underground transit system maps using SVG. Choose a transit map from the […]

The Maps of the Week

On April 9th, 1948 in Bogotá, Colombia, Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala, the Liberal leader and presidential candidate, was assassinated. In response to his assassination massive riots broke out in the […]

Mapping the Life of George Washington

George Washington spent a lot of time in Washington DC. I guess he liked the name.1 Washington’s World is a biographical map of George Washington’s life created by the Mount […]

The Russian Doll of Maps

Displayce is a series of visual map experiments created using the Google Maps API. Each of the experimental views in Displayce uses a number of Google Map instances on one […]


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