We did posted a lot of recommended reads recently about cartography, data visualization and journalism, but there’s always room from some more exciting news, such as this one from CartoDB: Full integration with WordPress.
If you are a CartoDB user and want to build a website to share your maps, WordPress is now a great option for you. Read the full announcement here, and lets move on to our highlights of the week:
MH370 One Year On: What we know | Esri UK
A year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, comes this interactive narrative by Esri, looking at the timeline of events and examining what is being done to solve the mystery.
The first ten years of OpenStreetMap | Mapbox
One that was already mentioned here on Visualoop, but even so, we couldn’t leave it out of this roundup. In the first 10 years of OpenStreetMap, hundreds of thousands of people have mapped 25 million miles of roads in every country in the world. Here is a look back at how the most detailed map of the world started, by Eric Fischer.
SF Tweet Data | Nick Shelton
Using WebGL, Nick Shelton has mapped 15,000 Tweets (from Jan 2015), showing the density of San Francisco’s Twitter data as a 3d histogram. It also includes 3d terrain, neighborhood boundaries and population data. Impressive work – and another great tip from Maps Mania.
And here are all the picks of the week:
Mapping Religious Adherence in the US | Kyle Walker
D.C. snow emergency routes | The Washington Post
Gas stations in DF, Mexico | Animal Politico
Where Do Americans Watch Movies? | Esri
What Cookie Are You Getting | Los Angeles Times
One year on from MH370, all the planes which have disappeared since 1948 | The Telegraph
GeoMood | Sebastian Gräf
The world’s most corrupt officials | The Telegraph
Low Power FM Stations | CartoDB
One Dot For Every Voter | WBEZ
Obesity in America | Analytics Wagner
That’s it for today’s Digital Cartography, but feel free to browse through hundreds of interactive maps on Pinterest. And we’ll be back in a couple of weeks!