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New Esri COVID-19 map shows local trends in a novel way

I assume that most of you already seen the real-time Esri COVID map, which is without doubts a very useful tool followed by millions....
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Virality in cartography: What makes a map go viral?

Watch this as a video story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJCUs__9L-s When you think about viral content, maps are not the first thing that comes to mind. And yet, it...
London Retail Covid19 Impact

London Retail Covid19 Impact

Measuring Covid19 Impact on Urban Retail Covid19 lockdown forced retail stores to close in order to avoid contagion. As a direct consequence, many of them...

Watch Sydney’s 250-year-old evolution in 30-second map animation

The First Fleet of 1,485 settlers first arrived in New South Wales on January 26, 1788 – a date which is now celebrated annually...
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Mapped: Most valuable female-founded companies across 102 countries

It’s no secret that female startup founders face negative attitudes during investment pitches. Men constitute the bulk of early-stage investors (90%), and research shows...
7 Awesome Google Maps Hacks 2020

7 Awesome Google Maps Hacks 2020

Google Maps is probably one of your most frequently used apps, with over 100 million downloads in Google Play alone. But you can do...
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This map shows the oldest restaurant in (almost) every country

If you are a foodie like me, you would agree that there’s a certain mystique attached to the oldest restaurants in the world. These...

How map-driven stories can grab attention and influence international policy

The running joke in Washington is that think-tanks produce 200-page paperweights that sit on a congressperson’s desk, never to be read. But the Center for Strategic...

Australian university adds 5,000 rare, unique Asia-Pacific maps to online collection

The Australian National University has added scans of more than 5,000 rare and unique maps to its Open Research library. These maps have been...
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How often do Google Maps get updated?

In 2005, Google launched an ambitious project to map the world. Today, more than a billion people use Google Maps every month. And every...

How to keep your kids (and yourself) busy with maps during the Covid-19 lockdown?

The global lockdown is a challenging time for everyone, but especially for parents. We love spending time with our kids but after a few...

These maps reveal how Covid-19 influenced our mobility patterns

The outbreak of COVID-19 has a profound impact on our mobility. For the past weeks, most of us stayed home, which is not only...
Google My Maps COVID-19

10 amazing ways people are using this free Google tool to make custom COVID-19...

Google is witnessing a huge surge in the number of people using its custom mapmaking tool, My Maps, during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to...

Enel X and HERE join hands to support COVID-19 emergency

Hippocrates, the father of medicine, wrote about the connection between health and location in about 400 BC. Taking a geographic view of health has...
Facebook COVID-19 symptom tracking map

Facebook creates COVID-19 symptom tracking map for US

Earlier this month, Facebook joined the fight against COVID-19 by offering public health officials three new map products that could help inform coronavirus forecasting...