Only 15 million, riiiight.
A data experiment out of Florida State University maps the location of 1 million of the 15 million publicly available online images tagged with the word "cat." Using a supercomputer and the map coordinates imbedded in their metadata, I Know Where Your Cat Lives
shows where each image was taken, to within an estimated 7.8 meters accuracy. [more inside]
An interactive visualization of Boston's subway system in February.
With it, you can see where trains on the red, blue, and orange lines were at any moment on February 3 were in space and along their paths between stations, among many other things. [more inside]
Nik Freeman has created a map
, based on census data
, to illustrate the 47% of the United States where nobody lives
In December, the Philadelphia police department released a csv database of major crimes
(murder, rape, burglary, etc) since 2006. Since then, community software developers have been mapping the data.
The community involvement is hoped to spur the future release of large city data sets. [more inside]
is the visual representation of all persons counted in the 2010 US and 2011 Canadian censuses (via
The Media Map: Who's Reading What And Where: [Forbes]
We worked with Bitly and its data on millions of Web clicks to find the most influential media outlets in the country. This map shows which news sources are read and shared at above-average levels by state. Roll over and click on the media outlets below to see where they influence readers and which stories were big hits. Updated monthly to reflect the latest trends. More about the map.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has launched a new interactive mapping tool
for Community Planning and Development agencies, interested agency partners, and the public. [more inside]
The New York Times presents an interactive map of America's population
separated by race, income, and education, according to census data from 2005 to 2009. One dot for every 50 people. (Previously
) [more inside]
Peacay of BibliOdyessey highlights some stunning examples of Victorian Infographics
from the Rumsey Map Collection
). (Direct Flickr link