Category Archives: Maps
Today the London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday. The Guardian: Engineer Harry Beck, came up in 1931 “with the radical idea of presenting the ever-expanding network as a circuit diagram rather than a geographical map – so creating a modernist design … Continue reading
“Among the many mistakes found in Apple Maps was a rather elegant solution to the continuing dispute between Japan and China over the Senkaku islands. Japan controls them; China claims them. Apple Maps, when released, simply duplicated the islands, with … Continue reading
Hyperbolic map of the Internet, 2010 Marian Boguna, Fragkiskos Papadopoulos, and Dmiri Krioukov, Sustaining the Internet with Hyperbolic Mapping, Nature Communications 1482 map, depicting Ptolemy’s (AD 90 -168) description of the inhabited world.