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The Lyrical Map of Hip Hop

Category: Google Maps | Oct 6, 2017

The Pudding has analyzed the lyrics of about 50,000 songs in order to discover the most common words used in Hip Hop. From this analysis they were then able to make an interactive map which groups Hip Hop artists by lyrical similarity.

The Words That are Most Hip Hop interactive map organizes the faces of Hip Hop artists based on the overlap between the words they use in their lyrics. You can

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/RWZLE_ZMfFc/the-lyrical-map-of-hip-hop.html

Watch New York Being Built

Category: Google Maps | Oct 5, 2017

A new animated map shows the major periods of construction in New York since 1880.The map provides a great insight into which areas of New York were developed in each decade of the Twentieth Century. New York Construction allows you to select any year since 1880 and view all the buildings in New York which were built in the 50 years immediately before your chosen date.

There are lots of other

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/-VlZQK2Sa88/watch-new-york-being-built.html

110 Maps That Explain America

Category: Google Maps | Oct 5, 2017

Data USA claims to be “the most comprehensive website and visualization engine of public US Government data”. It allows you to explore a wealth of government data about the demographics, economics, health and education of the United States.

The Maps section of Data USA contains over 110 different choropleth views of this data. These maps visualize the different data sets about America and the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/UFAiQxPSZTU/110-maps-that-explain-america.html

Money = Happiness

Category: Google Maps | Oct 4, 2017

Alexander Bastidas Fry has used data from the World Happiness Report to map the happiness score of every country in the world. He has also created a number of visualizations which compares these country happiness scores against a number of other factors. One thing that Alexander’s World Happiness visualization seems to show is that happiness is very closely tied to economic production.

If you

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/rbaEEmZGbPI/money-happiness.html

The Amazing Map of Rome

Category: Google Maps | Oct 3, 2017

There is very little new in cartography. Over the last few years there has been a bit of a trend to create building age maps of cities. A building age map is a great idea but it isn’t new. For example an Italian archaeologist¬†had the same idea over 100 years ago and what he created was nothing short of cartographic magnificence.

At the turn of the Twentieth Century Italian archaeologist Rodolfo

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/rfLGYMiMFxs/the-amazing-map-of-rome.html

1,518 Mass Shootings Mapped

Category: Google Maps | Oct 3, 2017

Since the tragedy of Sandy Hook there have been 1,518 mass shootings in the United States. In less than six years 1,715 people have been killed and 6,089 wounded in mass shootings. Vox has mapped all 1,518 of those mass shootings, using data from the Gun Violence Archive.

Vox’s Mass Shootings interactive map shows the location of 1,518 mass shootings across the United States since December

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/qA3HtYwDjIA/1518-mass-shootings-mapped.html

Moscow Noise Pollution

Category: Google Maps | Oct 3, 2017

Urbica built their own cheap noise meters using the OrangePi platform with a microphone attached. They then placed their meters on Velobike stations around Moscow. With this data the team were then able to build a noise pollution model for the whole of Moscow.

The Noise Map of Moscow is the resulting interactive map of noise pollution in the Russian capital. At first glance the map appears to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/H7wlSHPRBqI/moscow-noise-pollution.html

The Atlas of Data Technologies

Category: Google Maps | Oct 2, 2017

Lambert, the Data Monster, wants to take you on a guided tour of the World of Data Technologies. To help you find your way around Lambert has created an interactive map of Data World. The map uses Leaflet.js to introduce you to this confusing world of big data.

The interactive map includes numbered map markers showing you all of Lambert’s geotagged Monstragram photos. Click on the marker

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/LSa4zoCT7lI/the-atlas-of-data-technologies.html

Dangerous Roads for Cycling

Category: Google Maps | Oct 2, 2017

CycleStreets, the UK bike route map, now also allows you to view data about road accidents which have involved cyclists. This means that you can use CycleStreets to plan a bike route and also see the relative safety of that route, based on the number of traffic accidents.

The road collision data comes from the Department of Transport. The map allows you to filter the traffic accidents shown

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/uw9blSJfDe8/dangerous-roads-for-cycling.html

Real Trains in Real Time

Category: Google Maps | Oct 2, 2017

The Swiss Railways map Trafimage shows the entire public transit network of Switzerland. It maps railway lines, tram lines, buses and cable-cars. The map even shows you all the trains on the Swiss railway network moving in real-time.

If you select the ‘Train Tracker’ option from the map menu you can watch all the trains in Switzerland moving in real-time, based on the timetable of the Swiss

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/tutoFjzxEYw/real-trains-in-real-time.html