Mapping

California's Department of Parks and Recreation is getting into the app business. It is hoped that CaliParks will help improve access to the state's parks for young people and minorities.
Mar 21, 2015   The Bold Italic
Can dynamic digital globes compete with flatter technologies like today’s iPad? Mark Vanhoenacker explores some of the possibilities these modern spheres may bring to places of work, study and play.
Jan 11, 2013   New York Times
The "best of 2012" lists are just starting to spread and, already, one of the most unique collections we've come across is Caitlin Dempsey's look at the year's most interesting maps. You don't have to be a cartographer to enjoy these visualizations.
Dec 11, 2012   GIS Lounge
A time when your mobile phone can help you navigate the homogenous corridors of an indoor mall as easily as the route that got you there is, seemingly, not far off, as Seoul unveils an app that can navigate the city both above and below street level.
Sep 12, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
In New York, neighborhood boundaries are big business. Just ask any real estate agent who's tried to pass off a Gowanus apartment as being in Park Slope. Since the city does not officially define boundaries, amateurs are filling the void.
Sep 10, 2012   The New York Times
David Kilcullen creates maps to empower disenfranchised people in developing countries around the world. By combining social science and technology his firm solves tough problems in "frontier environments," reports David Holmes.
Aug 1, 2012   Fast Company
Ever wonder how maps were made in the decades before vector-based graphics software like Adobe Illustrator were invented? <em>The Atlantic</em> has posted a film from the 1940's that documents the process of "Modern Map Making."
Jun 22, 2012   The Atlantic
Sarah Goodyear discovers a project to help Brooklynites reclaim land owned by the city, but long since abandoned, and building neighborhood bonds in the process.
Mar 30, 2012   Grist
Tim Maly analyses a stunning high-resolution map of America’s forests for its lessons on the subtle choices that go into good visual information design for multiple audiences.
Mar 15, 2012   Fast Company Co.Design
Shriya Malhotra explores the potential for participatory mapping to manage the complexities of cities in the 21st century.
Mar 9, 2012   The City Fix
Jennifer Hattam profiles a DIY project of artist Anton Polsky, who set out to create a better bike map for the city of Moscow.
Feb 24, 2012   Treehugger