Esri and the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) have launched the International Conservation Mapping Competition. Cash prizes include the $5,000 Grand Prize and $1,000 in … Read more
The Look of Maps: An Examination of Cartographic Design is by Arthur H. Robinson and was originally published in 1952.
The Feakonomics blog from the New York Times posts an Interview with Frank Jacobs, of the popular Strange Maps blog and the upcoming book Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities.
Zachary Forest Johnson provides an overview on Indiemaps.com on the first published instances of each of the six most commonly used thematic mapping techniques: choropleth, … Read more
Cartography 2.0 is a new site with the purpose of providing up-to-date information about web mapping technologies. The site authors seeks to provide an extensive … Read more
With the Strange Maps blog being so wildy popular, it was inevitable that a book would be inspired by the intriguing maps that make up the posts.
Google Maps’ LatLong Blog explains the new visual changes to be found on Google Maps. As the first major overhaul of Google’s cartographic design since … Read more