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This World Map was Drawn Based on Country Populations

Visual Capitalist (blog) - 19 Sep 2018
The economist Max Roser from Our World in Data argues that this familiarity with the world map may lead to complacency in understanding global matters. After all, the typical world map shows us the basic geography of countries and continents, but it ...
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FOAM Is Live: Decentralized World Map Launches on Ethereum

CoinDesk - 13 Sep 2018
One of the year's most hotly anticipated blockchain applications is now live. FOAM, which aims to build a reliable, resilient world map using smart contract technology, announced that the decentralized application (dapp) has launched on the ethereum ...
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Infographic: Did Facebook really connect the world?

Fast Company - 20 Sep 2018
Facebook was supposed to connect the world: Mark Zuckerberg's favorite map of Facebook connections lights up every corner of the globe, making it appear as if Facebook has brought everyone together in some kind of digital utopia. But a new study by ...
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This map shows where the super rich live around the world

CNBC - 11 Sep 2018
The number of multi-millionaires and billionaires across the world is growing. According to new research from Wealth-X, the population of ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals — which it defines as those with a net worth of $30 million or more ...
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FOAM: The Consensus Driven Map of the World

BTCMANAGER - 20 Sep 2018
Maps and addressing systems have been the foundation of our lives that have had a significant contribution to shaping the way one commutes. Maps have been an integral part in setting up global business and commerce from pre-colonial days and ...
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Like Uber, but for Cartographers

CityLab - 19 Sep 2018
When it comes to bars, restaurants, businesses, parks, transit stations, and countless other types of address-based destinations you might search for, Google Maps has a virtual monopoly. It stores the largest number of these “points of interest” in the ...
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President hails Hindi language's strong presence on world map

United News of India - 17 Sep 2018
New Delhi, Sept 17 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that Hindi had a strong presence on the world map with more than one crore people speaking the language outside India. ``The 11th World Hindi Conference saw the participation of more ...
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New equal Earth 2-D map offers better perspective of the world

Phys.Org - 24 Aug 2018
Three mapmakers with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Monash University and the North American Cartographic Information Society have created a new map of the world that more accurately displays both the size and shape of the continents.
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INTERNATIONAL: Suma's Zorro puts Ireland on the world map again

The Irish Field - 14 Sep 2018
The Irish-bred and owned mare secured her biggest pay cheque on Sunday when winning $1 million at Spruce Meadows Please click here to login and view this article. Related tags. Susan Lanigan O'Keeffe · Suma's Zorro · Suma Stud · Sameh El Dahan ...
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China and Europe stand out on world map of atheism

Big Think (blog) - 26 Aug 2018
"Each map tells a story, but the stories told by your standard atlas for school or reference are limited and literal: they show only the most practical side of the world, its geography and its political divisions. Strange Maps aims to collect and ...
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New world map depicts continents true to their actual size

Hindustan Times - 23 Aug 2018
A collaboration of three cartographers has developed a new representation of the world map, which is aesthetically pleasing and depicts the true sizes of all continents without distorting their shapes too much. The new map, called the Equal Earth Map ...
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Using a cheap smartphone to catch fish

BBC News - 18 Sep 2018
He is a coordinator at the Coastal Resource Centre (CRC) in Chennai (formerly Madras), which is helping more than 40 fishing villages around the city create land use maps using open source software and affordable technology. A land use map helps ...
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This beautiful map of Earth's atmosphere shows a world on fire

Popular Science - 28 Aug 2018
They used a computer model that incorporates data from NASA instruments all over (and above) the world, adding in information on temperature, rainfall, and pressure to get an idea what kinds of particles are located around the globe, and where they lurk.
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Incredible map designs from around the world – in pictures

The Guardian - 28 Aug 2018
Every two years, a new volume of The Atlas of Design is released, showcasing some of the world's most intriguingly designed maps. In the latest edition, a new set judged by an expert panel is unveiled, with each accompanied by author commentary.

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