Congressional district cartogram

5 days ago

nelson : Congressional district cartogram - Nice approach to visualizing the US vote

South Pacific countries

14 days ago

nelson : South Pacific countries - Nice map with territory boundaries, flags


15 days ago

nelson : MapsWithMe - Offline vector map for mobile devices; nice OSM viewer

Mapbox / OSM licensing

15 days ago

nelson : Mapbox / OSM licensing - Interesting questions of derived work and viral licenses

Scotch Whisky Map

27 days ago

nelson : Scotch Whisky Map - Best map I've found of distilleries

Stones of Wonder

1 month ago

nelson : Stones of Wonder - Guide to standing stones in Scotland

WSJ on Null Island

1 month ago

nelson : WSJ on Null Island - Fun article with lots of friends

OpenGL and Macs

1 month ago

nelson : OpenGL and Macs - Interesting detail from Blizzard about how they support OpenGL on Macs and Windows


2 month ago

nelson : What🖕3🖕Fucks - Hilarious, but offensive variant of the dumb What3Words addressing system

Quilted maps

2 month ago

nelson : Quilted maps - Fabric art, rich embroidery

What3Words examined

2 month ago

nelson : What3Words examined - Thoughtful piece about the risks of the proprietary addressing system

What3Words detail

2 month ago

nelson : What3Words detail - An analysis last year of how the proprietary location naming system works

Google and Apple Maps comparison

3 month ago

nelson : Google and Apple Maps comparison - Very detailed review

Geocoding in 5 minutes

3 month ago

nelson : Geocoding in 5 minutes - Simple installation of OpenAddresses data and Pelias geocoder


3 month ago

nelson : Terrapattern - Search aerial imagery for images of things

Andy Baio : Terrapattern - visual search engine for satellite imagery; example: baseball in Detroit, planes in NYC

Soviet topo maps

3 month ago

nelson : Soviet topo maps - Cache of many maps from the Soviet Union

US nuke plan 1956

3 month ago

nelson : US nuke plan 1956 - Chilling visualization of American nuclear targets in Russia

What Happened to Google Maps?

4 month ago

nelson : What Happened to Google Maps? - Detailed breakdown of levels of detail

Google sheep view

4 month ago

nelson : Google sheep view - 🐑

US tornado probabilities

4 month ago

nelson : US tornado probabilities - Nice animation of tornado risk during the year

American Slavery

4 month ago

nelson : American Slavery - Modern visualization by decade

Needlework Rivers

5 month ago

nelson : Needlework Rivers - Lovely little cross-stitch maps


6 month ago

nelson : OpenSeadragon - Add a zoom / pan UI to any large image. Includes a web tool you can just use

Hawaii Nei – Kalama 1838

6 month ago

nelson : Hawaii Nei – Kalama 1838 - A map of Hawai'i made by Hawaiians

Using OpenAddresses and MapZen

6 month ago

nelson : Using OpenAddresses and MapZen - Reverse geocoding to precise addresses