Kay Li

Data Management Specialist

June 19, 2014

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5 Visually Stunning Data-Driven Maps

5 online maps visualizing data in unique ways

Data on it’s own is boring. But take that data and visualize it on a map, and that data springs to life. Not only can mapped data be fascinating to explore, but also can reveal powerful insights in a way that’s easy to understand. We could easily boast about what were doing with our own data mapping visualizer – Kiwi, but we won’t. Here are 5 more data-driven maps worth checking out:

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Chris Hubbard

@chriswhubbard Market Strategy

April 3, 2014

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5 Of The Best TED Talks On Mapping

A collection of the best TED Talk videos on the subject of mapping.

Today is a great day to sit back and watch a few inspiring videos. For all you mapping nerds out there, here’s my picks of the 5 best TED Talks on Maps and related technology. All the videos include Chinese subtitles, hope you enjoy, and let us know what you think.

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Brady Yu

Business Analyst

March 21, 2014

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A Short History Of Mapping – Part 1

Mapping in the ancient greek civilization to the dark ages.

Humans have long recognized the importance and value of maps in their daily lives. Mapping, or cartography, in a formal sense, has already become an integral part of human history for up to eight thousand years now. From abstract stick charts made by Polynesians to the ancient maps of Babylonia, Greece, and Arabia, through the Age of Discovery, and on into the 21st century. Maps are essential tools, which are used to help people define, explain, learn, and navigate their way around the world.

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