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Wardley Maps Explained & Canvassed on a Virtual Whiteboard
Wardley Maps are all about strategy. This is especially helpful if you are starting a business or a non-profit, inspecting the competition, analyzing opportunities or even trying to anticipate what the future might hold. Here's how you build a Wardley Map and collaborate with your team using a virtual whiteboard.
strategy  wardleymaps  mapping  analysis  methods  planning  Model 
2 hours ago by jmastrom
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This is so cool! A children's book about w/ a female GIS Specialist.
maps  urbanplanning  geography  GIS  mapping  from twitter_favs
4 days ago by rukku
Bivariate Choropleth Maps: A How-to Guide
If you try to make bivariate color schemes that are simultaneously colorblind-safe, photocopy-safe, and print friendly…you’re going to have a bad time.
Mapping  Visualization  Charts  Bivariate 
5 days ago by sailfast
Hassle-free geocoding - Geocodio
Straightforward and easy-to-use geocoding, reverse geocoding, and data matching for US and Canadian addresses.
mapping  resources 
5 days ago by jasonsamuels
Why we should all spend more time looking at maps – Ben Freeland – Medium
For most North Americans, the southern hemisphere is a very remote concept — basically that place where Australia is. But in my case the southern hemisphere is where I went to bed at night. With the Cape of Good Hope at the head of my bed and my reading lamp situated off the east coast of Madagascar, I spent countless hours memorizing the contours of the east coast of Africa, with place names like Mogadishu, Mombasa, Zanzibar, and Maputo becoming as familiar as the names in the Toronto Blue Jays batting lineup. Above my head stretched the deep, wide Indian Ocean. The grand statement of India, adorned with the jewels of Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and the Andaman Islands, were typically the last things I saw at night before I turned off the light.

By contrast, the desk where I did my homework was situated directly underneath East Asia. While it’s hard to say how much my future academic interest in Japan, China, and Southeast Asia was rooted in the fact that these countries stared directly over me as I did my homework as a child, it’s an uncanny parallel. By age 10 I knew what all of Japan’s main islands were and had memorized much of the geography of the Philippines and Indonesia. Java was long a place in my mind before it was synonymous with coffee, and when I started hearing news broadcasts about the downfall of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines, I knew exactly where that was — and imagined all the protesters in Manila and elsewhere seething in the land that lurked directly above my head as I procrastinated on math homework.
globes  mapping  geography  epistemology  global_south 
5 days ago by shannon_mattern

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