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Berlin’s Airbnb Streets

Category: Google Maps | Jul 3, 2015

Airbnb vs Berlin is a wonderful data driven investigation into the popularity of Airbnb in Berlin and the possible effect it is having on affordable housing in the city.

Among the interactive maps used to illustrate the investigation is Airbnb Streets. The map highlights the streets in Berlin with more than 20 Airbnb offers and reveals that many of the properties listed on Airbnb are in

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/JNv7WkfqwAE/berlins-airbnb-streets.html

Mapping Police Killings

Category: Google Maps | Jul 2, 2015

So far this year 463 people have been shot dead by the police in the United States. The Washington Post has compiled (and will continue to update) a database of the victims of these police shootings.

The Post’s Police Shootings interactive allows you to explore the data in a number of formats, including a timeline, cartogram and interactive map. The map view shows the locations of 413 of the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/a_FL2qcaVKs/mapping-police-killings.html

Slideshows of Planet Earth

Category: Google Maps | Jul 2, 2015

Google’s Earth View Chrome extension allows you to view a beautiful aerial image from Google Earth every time you open a new tab in Google’s browser. The extension has been around for a while but I just realized today that there is also a slideshow version Of Earth View that you can view in any browser and which doesn’t require you to add an extension.

Google Earth View allows you to browse

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/DXjPuMJ-RZE/slideshows-of-planet-earth.html

Mapping Access to Clean Water & Sanitation

Category: Google Maps | Jul 2, 2015

The Guardian has created a number of interactive maps visualizing the worldwide access to clean water and sanitation. The United Nation has proposed, as one of 17 new Sustainable Development Goals, that by 2030 everyone in the world should have access to safe water and sanitation.

The Guardian’s maps explore the current state of clean water and sanitation across the globe. The maps include

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/yg82F3Y9Y9w/mapping-access-to-clean-water-sanitation.html

Are you on the GeoHipster map?

Category: Google Maps | Jul 2, 2015

Are you a GeoHipster? If so you should be on this map.

The GeoHipster Map shows the locations of the followers of the GeoHipster Twitter account. Because this is a ‘GeoHipster’ map the exact locations of all GeoHipsters on the map are protected by a random component of a few hundred meters. Of course all followers of GeoHipster who set their location as ‘everywhere’, ‘global’, ‘earth’,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/dfTgPF96YJM/are-you-on-geohipster-map.html

O Canada

Category: Google Maps | Jul 1, 2015

On July 1, 1867, the Constitution Act united three colonies into a single country called Canada. You can learn more about the formation of Canada and about some of the key figures in Canadian history in this Esri map of Canada’s Nation Builders.

The map includes 41 pen portraits of significant individuals important to Canada’s early history. The individuals are all mapped by their place of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/czyaGDDftj0/o-canada.html

Border Based Marker Clustering

Category: Google Maps | Jul 1, 2015

The Food Assembly is a European organization which brings together local food producers with local consumers. The Food Assembly has created such groups throughout Europe, enabling consumers to come together and buy locally sourced food.

You can find your nearest food assembly on the Food Assembly’s searchable Mapbox powered map. The map includes a really interesting marker clustering system

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/xUiFhvO2puw/border-based-marker-clustering.html

Mapping LA’s Broken Sidewalks

Category: Google Maps | Jun 30, 2015

The Los Angeles Times has mapped LA’s broken sidewalks. Over the last five years the city’s 311 service request system has received 19,000 sidewalk complaints. The LA Times has mapped them all.

The Broken Sidewalks map colors the city’s roads by the number of sidewalk complaints filed on each section of road. You can mouse-over the roads to view exactly how many sidewalk service requests were

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/f1chSlDozt8/mapping-las-broken-sidewalks.html

Follow Solar Impulse Live

Category: Google Maps | Jun 30, 2015

The Solar Impulse is currently on the longest leg of its round the world flight. The Solar Impulse hopes to make the first circumnavigation of the globe by a piloted fixed-wing aircraft using only solar power.

The plane is now on the longest part of its journey from Nagoya, Japan to Hawaii. The journey is expected to takeĀ 120 hours, around five days and five nights. You can follow the flight

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/iu4w5yimu0k/follow-solar-impulse-live.html

CSS Filters for Maps

Category: Google Maps | Jun 30, 2015

This Japanese map is a nice example of both a dual map display and the use of CSS filters to change the hue and brightness of a map.

CSS Filter provides a side-by-side comparison of a satellite and street map. You can swipe between the two maps by using the slider control at the top of the map. CSS Filter also contains a number of controls which allow you to adjust the brightness, contrast,

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/2lpDHHV3eGA/css-filters-for-maps.html