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Wikenigma
Wikenigma An Encyclopaedia of Unknowns
mystery  world  science  unexplained 
18 days ago by garrettc
Nomad
"The best cities to live and work remotely for Digital Nomads, based on cost of living, internet speed, weather and other metrics."
remote  travel  work  emigration  brexit  europe  world 
july 2018 by garrettc
Our World in Data
Living conditions around the world are changing rapidly. Explore how and why.
statistics  economics  history  data  world  society  visualisation  health 
july 2018 by garrettc
UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?
"Programming time is pretty weird. It can sometimes make you feel week in the knees, and very days and confused about how it all fits together. But watch it: this is hour burden to bear, and we can't just let it past us over."
programming  time  society  IFTTT  Pocket  timekeeping  timezones  world 
may 2018 by garrettc
‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley - The Ringer
Nineteen-ninety-eight changed the course of technology, which is to say that it changed the course of history. A nearly bankrupt relic of ’80s tech nostalgia released a gumdrop-shaped PC called the iMac.
IFTTT  Pocket  antitrust  history  internet  microsoft  world  wide  web 
may 2018 by garrettc
UNESCO Institute for Statistics database
UIS.Stat enables users to search for and extract data from across UIS’s many databases.
world  society  culture  history  data  geodata  datamining  science  technology  resource  education  communication 
april 2018 by garrettc
Every Second
"EverySecond is a site aimed at visualizing the things that happen every second around the world. New visualizations are added regularly."
statistics  visualisation  data  society  world 
march 2018 by garrettc
Interactive Database of the World's River Basins
"This database provides the first-ever compilation of the world’s river basins developed specifically for corporate disclosure. It features a comprehensive list of river basins worldwide, including their names, boundaries, and other helpful information."
database  geography  reference  world  rivers  geodata  map  environment 
november 2017 by garrettc
Country polygons as GeoJSON
Country polygons as GeoJSON in a datapackage
data  geo  geocoding  geography  json  geojson  countries  world  resource 
june 2017 by garrettc
Radio Garden
Explore live radio by rotating the globe.
world  worldwideweb  radio  mapping 
december 2016 by garrettc
Open Infrastructure Map
Open Infrastructure Map is a view of the world's hidden infrastructure mapped in the OpenStreetMap database.
data  geodata  infrastructure  politics  society  world  mapping 
december 2016 by garrettc
The Web, Worldwide
The web isn't experienced the same way everywhere. Find out more about user situations around the world.
userexperience  data  demographics  world  worldwideweb  society  pamoja 
december 2016 by garrettc
Compare Countries Sizes
Drag and drop countries around the map to compare their relative size.
geography  world  data  map  mapping  geodata  education 
november 2016 by garrettc
80 maps that explain the world
From the Washington Post, an interesting collection of 80 maps (in two parts: one and two) that explain the world and how it works.
maps  mapping  history  exploration  world  society 
january 2014 by garrettc
FlightMapper
Find flights based on on interactive map.
travel  world  flight 
january 2013 by garrettc
Green Volunteers
"The World Guide and Information Network to Voluntary Work In Nature Conservation" saving this for my Sister
world  travel  environment  volunteer  nature  activism 
august 2008 by garrettc
twittervision
Watch twitters arrive in realtime plotted on a world map. Complete timehole, but strangely compelling
community  earth  cool  geek  geography  googlemaps  identity  socialsoftware  technology  twitter  visualisation  world  mashup  maps 
march 2007 by garrettc
Google Sightseeing
Visit the world without leaving the comfort of your armchair.
art  blog  culture  discussion  earth  google  geography  geek  gallery  googleearth  googlemaps  guide  humour  images  online  photography  satellite  search  Travel  world  space  technology  maps 
july 2006 by garrettc
Worldmapper
Thought provoking and interesting set of maps where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. Population, air travel, tourism, expenditure etc.
cool  data  design  earth  education  geography  history  future  images  information  research  social  sociology  visualisation  teaching  statistics  world  demographics  maps 
may 2006 by garrettc
Reuters Pictures of the Year 2005
It's that time of year where we get all retrospective. You could do worse than starting with the Reuters pictures of the year.
photography  world  society  currentaffairs  news 
december 2005 by garrettc
Google Sightseeing
Why tour the world when you can view it from space via Google Maps
visual  technology  space  software  reference  google  ajax  world  satellite  cool  maps 
april 2005 by garrettc
OmniGraffle Maps
Oustanding outline country maps in Omnigraffle format
omnigraffle  omnigroup  apple  outline  vector  uk  world  maps 
march 2005 by garrettc

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