Hot Links - Level 1

World Maps Without New Zealand

2 hours ago

nelson : World Maps Without New Zealand - A collection

Solving Earth Problems

3 days ago

nelson : Solving Earth Problems - Various tools for dealing with spatial data; spatial indices, etc

open address machine

4 days ago

nelson : open address machine - Migurski's work on OpenAddresses automation

Missing Maps

16 days ago

nelson : Missing Maps - Coordinated effort to map areas in the developing world *before* the crisis

Bivariate color maps for climate data

19 days ago

nelson : Bivariate color maps for climate data - Another 2d map technique, this one overloads hue in a way that seems to work

NYT bivariate election maps

19 days ago

nelson : NYT bivariate election maps - Nice application of the value-by-alpha technique

Top map technologies

20 days ago

nelson : Top map technologies - Chart shows which map libraries various web sites use


21 days ago

nelson : Chromoscope - Google Maps for astronomy, nice treatment of different wavelengths

Slopes of SF

24 days ago

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

ODbL analysis

27 days ago

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

Trouble with the ODbL

27 days ago

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

Fresh slate for OSM

27 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

1 month ago

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

All the streets, centered

1 month ago

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

Cindy Brewer profile

1 month ago

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

Faroe islands maps

1 month ago

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

1885 SF Chinatown map

2 month ago

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

MapZen + Code for America

2 month ago

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

Vector tiles talk

2 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

3 month ago

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

High-speed rail in Europe

3 month ago

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

US map (Alaska projection)

3 month ago

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