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Gunnar Olsson: Abysmal - a Critique of Cartographic Reason
People rely on reason to think about and navigate the abstract world of human relations in much the same way they rely on maps to study and traverse the physical world. Starting from that simple observation, renowned geographer Gunnar Olsson offers in Abysmal an astonishingly erudite critique of the way human thought and action have become deeply immersed in the rhetoric of cartography and how this cartographic reasoning allows the powerful to map out other people’s lives.
book  philosophy  mapping  cartography  reason  reasoning  rationality  metaphor  psychology 
june 2009 by tsuomela
Emotional Cartography - Edited by Christian Nold
Emotional Cartography is a collection of essays from artists, designers, psychogeographers,
cultural researchers, futurologists and neuroscientists, brought together by Christian Nold, to
explore the political, social and cultural implications of visualising intimate biometric data and
emotional experiences using technology.
cartography  geography  experience  emotion  book  online 
may 2009 by tsuomela
Making Maps: DIY Cartography
The book Making Maps by John Krygier and Denis Wood (published by Guilford Press) was written for the Do It Yorself (DIY) cartographer – the student, the new GIS user, the internet user – anyone who wants to make maps that work and look great.
geography  gis  mapping  maps  cartography  weblog-individual 
may 2009 by tsuomela
NACIS: Welcome to NACIS.org | HOME
The North American Cartographic Information Society, founded in 1980, is an organization comprised of specialists from private, academic, and government organizations whose common interest lies in facilitating communication in the map information communit
professional-association  geography  gis  cartography  maps 
april 2008 by tsuomela

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