Cartography

From Mapper to Validator to Judge

The latest #MapLesotho project push began on 4 January. Project participants have been asked to adopt a new role – that of validator. They have been asked to move from creators working with blank sheets as part of a team

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From Mapper to Validator to Judge

The latest #MapLesotho project push began on 4 January. Project participants have been asked to adopt a new role – that of validator. They have been asked to move from creators working with blank sheets as part of a team

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A Virtual Journey Through #MapLesotho

It feels as though I have been there many times – wandering through rural Lesotho. Traversing table mountains, dramatic escarpments, moving from small hamlets and villages following winding rivers fed by meandering streams. When I want to travel I choose

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A Virtual Journey Through #MapLesotho

It feels as though I have been there many times – wandering through rural Lesotho. Traversing table mountains, dramatic escarpments, moving from small hamlets and villages following winding rivers fed by meandering streams. When I want to travel I choose

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Steady, Steady … Holding to a Prudent Course

Anxious to participate in the crowdsourced initiative to map out Ireland’s historical political and administrative boundaries, I have been carefully and steadily following the stages outlined by Dave Corley in “Mapping Irish Townlands”. As I mentioned last week he has provided superb

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Steady, Steady … Holding to a Prudent Course

Anxious to participate in the crowdsourced initiative to map out Ireland’s historical political and administrative boundaries, I have been carefully and steadily following the stages outlined by Dave Corley in “Mapping Irish Townlands”. As I mentioned last week he has provided superb

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Challenging the Spatial Historian

I have great respect for the Programming Historian, a collaborative and evolving collection of tutorials and hands-on guides to inspire and guide practitioners in the art of doing digital history. The site does’t sugarcoat the one critical aspect of doing digital

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Challenging the Spatial Historian

I have great respect for the Programming Historian, a collaborative and evolving collection of tutorials and hands-on guides to inspire and guide practitioners in the art of doing digital history. The site does’t sugarcoat the one critical aspect of doing digital

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On Kindred Britain: Are we are all one big clique?

One of the more exciting – for me personally at least – digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly 30,000 individuals — many of them iconic figures in

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On Kindred Britain: Are we are all one big clique?

One of the more exciting – for me personally at least – digital humanities projects that I have come across this year is Kindred Britain. Kindred Britain is a network of nearly 30,000 individuals — many of them iconic figures in

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Telling Digital Stories with StoryMapJS

The bank holiday affords the luxury of playing around with all the little bits of code and technology that one saves for that oft too often mythical ‘later’. I found a bit of later today and decided to try out

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Telling Digital Stories with StoryMapJS

The bank holiday affords the luxury of playing around with all the little bits of code and technology that one saves for that oft too often mythical ‘later’. I found a bit of later today and decided to try out

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Mapping Vice and Ethnicity

A very fine post by Susan Schulten at Mapping the Nation inspired me to cite it and comment briefly. Mapping vice in San Francisco pulls a selection of maps from the fabulous David Rumsey collection that illustrate the rise of political

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Mapping Vice and Ethnicity

A very fine post by Susan Schulten at Mapping the Nation inspired me to cite it and comment briefly. Mapping vice in San Francisco pulls a selection of maps from the fabulous David Rumsey collection that illustrate the rise of political

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Exploring Alternate Spatial Representations

Place is important, but in a very fluid way. How can we capture this fluidity via quantitative non-cartographic visualisation?

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Exploring Alternate Spatial Representations

Place is important, but in a very fluid way. How can we capture this fluidity via quantitative non-cartographic visualisation?

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Mapping Fast and Mapping Slow

A quite thought-provoking piece from James Cheshire at UCL on Fast Thinking and Slow Thinking Visualisation.

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Mapping Fast and Mapping Slow

A quite thought-provoking piece from James Cheshire at UCL on Fast Thinking and Slow Thinking Visualisation.

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Deductive Tourist Traps

Eric Fischer has posted a new series of visualisations ‘Locals and Tourists‘ depicting the location of photos taken in urban areas around the world. In this series he attempts to distinguish between those taken by tourists (people who seem to

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Deductive Tourist Traps

Eric Fischer has posted a new series of visualisations ‘Locals and Tourists‘ depicting the location of photos taken in urban areas around the world. In this series he attempts to distinguish between those taken by tourists (people who seem to

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