Hot Links - Level 1

Slopes of SF

18 hours ago

nelson : Slopes of SF - Nice writeup of a map project

ODbL analysis

4 days ago

nelson : ODbL analysis - Legal white paper looking at OpenStreetMap licensing issues

Trouble with the ODbL

4 days ago

nelson : Trouble with the ODbL - New thoughts on OpenStreetMap licensing

Fresh slate for OSM

4 days ago

nelson : Fresh slate for OSM - A prolific OpenStreetMap old timer argues it's time for a fresh start for OSM

1852 foldable globe

7 days ago

nelson : 1852 foldable globe - Very cool globe that folds up into a book

All the streets, centered

8 days ago

nelson : All the streets, centered - 2010 visualization of map data for cities

Cindy Brewer profile

12 days ago

nelson : Cindy Brewer profile - Geography professor behind the excellent perceptual color scales

Faroe islands maps

14 days ago

nelson : Faroe islands maps - Some confusing geometry for a tiny northern nation

1885 SF Chinatown map

1 month ago

nelson : 1885 SF Chinatown map - Building by building catalog of vice

MapZen + Code for America

1 month ago

nelson : MapZen + Code for America - Phenomenally generous gift to support open parcel data

Vector tiles talk

1 month ago

nelson : Vector tiles talk - Dane Springmeyer of MapBox gave a great talk on vector tiles

Strava Slide

2 month ago

nelson : Strava Slide - Mapping tool; use GPS heatmaps to draw accurate maps of hiking trails, etc


2 month ago

nelson : Sliptics - Promising-looking web analytics package for slippy maps

Null Archipelago

2 month ago

nelson : Null Archipelago - All the places in the world (0,0) maps to in different coordinate systems

NWS Enhanced data display

2 month ago

nelson : NWS Enhanced data display - Very fancy government weather map

High-speed rail in Europe

2 month ago

nelson : High-speed rail in Europe - Decent map with a system overview

US map (Alaska projection)

2 month ago

nelson : US map (Alaska projection) - If the usual US map treatment of Alaska were reversed


2 month ago

nelson : uMap - Web tool for drawing on maps using OpenStreetMap

New Stamen map work

2 month ago

nelson : New Stamen map work - New funding from Knight to update and improve Stamen's maps

Rivers in Tableau

2 month ago

nelson : Rivers in Tableau - Mapping major rivers of the world using off the shelf tech

Languages of Islamic World

2 month ago

nelson : Languages of Islamic World - Nice thematic map, by Dr. Michael Izady

OSM Chicago import

2 month ago

nelson : OSM Chicago import - Ian Dees' talk on importing Chicago city data into OpenStreetMap

Nokia Maps schism

2 month ago

nelson : Nokia Maps schism - Head map guy leaves Here, the map arm of the remnants of Nokia

Normalized Ferguson tweetmap

2 month ago

nelson : Normalized Ferguson tweetmap - Better visualization of interest in the Ferguson story

Berkhamsted shaped like a penis

3 month ago

nelson : Berkhamsted shaped like a penis - The map is funny because it looks like a penis