"Geography" Blogs & Blog Posts

Zerg's rumbleZerg's rumble

Blog about GIS, cartography and technology

 
A Postcard a DayA Postcard a Day

My father started collecting postcards many years ago. I'm continuing ...

 
Embodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic ShoreEmbodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic Shore

Geography, geographic imagination, place, culture, social sciences, politic...

 


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The Transport for London tube map, building on Harry Beck's pioneering work in 1931, is rightly hailed as a masterpiece of simplification and clarity in data visualisation. (more…)...

Australia has a lot of roads. A helluva a lot. But you've never quite seen them like this before.  These posters somehow manage to squeeze in Australia's 500,000 dirt tracks, roads and highways with the finest of details. It's a creation of geog...

I've blogged at the Sutton Trust website about new research on EBacc progress today.Next month, hundreds of thousands of young people will learn their GCSE results. Their schools will be judged for the first time not on the proportion gaining five go...

The crowdsourced database that was use to seed locations to catch Pokemon in Pokemon Go came from early augmented reality games that were played by overwhelmingly affluent (and thus, disproportionately white) people, who, in an increasingly racially...

Most maps you see don’t show Earth according to its true proportions, so it’s easy to get confused over the size of different countries, states, and even continents relative to each other. The True Size is an interactive map that lets you see how...

Someone at Adidas must have been snoozing during the South American geography lesson in elementary school, because how else could you explain the company splashing “Columbia” all over ads featuring the Colombian soccer team? See, Colombia is a co...

As the growth of cities worldwide transforms humans into an "urban species," many scholars question the sustainability of modern urbanization. But in reality there aren't much data on long-term historical urbanization trends and patterns. The ancien...