The iconic London underground map is relied on by millions of travellers every day, but its white background, small text and low contrast differences in colour can cause problems for people with many different types of impaired vision. 232 Studios and Ian Hamilton have launched an award winning app to overcome this. ·
“More than a hundred scientific societies, universities, research institutes, and organizations all over the world have banded together to dedicate 2013 as a special year for the Mathematics of Planet Earth.” ·
Maps, graphics, and geography of Greater Boston, Massachusetts.
Bostonography is at least a site for interesting visual representations of life and land in Greater Boston, and at best it exposes and explores the geographical sense of place in the city. It begins with maps but needn’t be confined to them. In addition to linking to existing designs the aim is to inspire the many brilliant and creative people around here to turn their talents toward their city. As a showcase of such efforts large and small, perhaps Bostonography can do its tiny part to help people better know their city, spur further exploration, instill civic pride, and build a sort of graphical visibility that promotes Boston as a cool city to the rest of the world. ·
SensePlace2 is a geovisual analytics application that forages place-time-attribute information from the Twitterverse and supports crisis management through visually-enabled sensemaking with the information derived. ·
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