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February 29th, 2012
Mapping the New Digital World

For centuries, mankind has used maps to mark the physical world, evolving a visual shorthand that lets us know, at a glance, the scale of places, borders, waterways, open spaces, directions, compass points and the most direct routes to get us from A to B. The iterative mapping of the world, you might argue, has been almost too successful. With no significant new parts of the globe to describe, apart from new developments — and with cities having become hugely complex centres of buildings, people and activities — we are saturated with information. Read More