Saturday, February 13, 2010

#422 Mappy Valentine's Day!

Rather than sending you a traditional paper Valentine's Day card, we're showing our love geospatially.

Google Earth zooms us to heart-shaped features around the world.

Yours in mapping the heart,

Sunday, February 07, 2010

#421 Mappy Super Bowl!

Who are you rooting for in Super Bowl XLIV...and where?

In 2005, Michael Baldwin started the Common Census project where, among other things, fans could self-identify where they lived and what NFL team they followed.  When the map was last updated in 2008, over 24,000 people had voted.  Even though the data's a bit old now, it gives us an unusual geographic view of the NFL. 

Yours in watching the map then the game,