The density of twitter users shows the location of people in London during the Olympic games…. impressive…… See the website: http://urbantick.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/virtual-landscape-and-peak-for-london.html London during Olympic games: Other cities:
Looking back through the decades, these snapshots from space — created exclusively for CNN by NASA’s Landsat department in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey — reveal the impact of the vast population shift...
A wonderful visualization of the active networks for french elections classified by partis: see the website:
a terrific tool to give to students, children, citizens of the world…. http://www.ined.fr/en/everything_about_population/interactive_maps/ See the instructions: publi_pdf2_pesa485
To make the maps more “real”, add sounds….. In Montreal, they did it. http://www.montrealsoundmap.com/?lang=en Also England: http://sounds.bl.uk/uksoundmap/fusionmap.aspx
For the celebration of the 450th anniversary of the death of Claude Garamond http://www.garamond.culture.fr/en/english
Les voeux de l’UNIL pour 2012
The French National Library organizes different virtual exhibitions which are very interested for who wants to learn more about history of books, print and typography. Recently, a new exhibition about the actual creation of...
See the parodies: Of the book: – Spanish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_uaI28LGJk – Norvegian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek Of the Iphone 6 by Anthony Kavanagh (in french canadian) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJovnFcx4DY
Previsions of population growth: a very important topic relayed by many blogs (Urban ticks):
See different maps of cities drawn by twitter links like this Map of San Francisco
Magnitude of everything….. http://primaxstudio.com/stuff/scale_of_universe/
Atlas of African cities on Google Earth (of course you must have already downloaded Google Earth): Website Click on Display Africapolis data in Google Earth and then you access to many information from the...
Spatial Search – Draw a Search Area on the Map to Retreive Site Points in Google Earth WEBSITE of DAAHL
A nice and simple method to take into account both weights and dispersion of ties: by Tore Opsal Method and examples
http://www.flightradar24.com/ It can zoom the map that is displayed and move by clicking on the arrows to bring up a region and a city. We then see all the planes passing overhead. The map...
THE bronze statue of Rocky near the Philadelphia Museum of Art irked Jessie Hemmons. She found the statue too big, too macho and too touristy, so last month Ms. Hemmons, a 24-year-old artist, bombed...
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/technology/05ping.html?_r=2 Grubwithus Organizes Dinners – Social, Minus Media – NYTimes.com, june 4th 2011