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Why Walking Helps Us Think

In <i>Vogue</i>’<i>s</i> 1969 Christmas issue, Vladimir Nabokov offered some advice for teaching James Joyce’s “Ulysses”: “Instead of perpetuating the pretentious nonsense of Homeric, chromatic, and visceral chapter headings, instructors should prepare maps of Dublin with Bloom’s and Stephen’s intertwining …

NASA Just Opened Up Access To 2.95 Million Images Of Earth

Here are some of the most striking ones.<p>For the past 16 years, a Japanese-built instrument aboard a NASA research satellite has been quietly gathering data about Earth's changing surface.<p>Those changes include everything from volcanic eruptions and massive wildfires to the worst North Korean drought …

Wales

Food securitization and urban agriculture in Hanoi (Vietnam)

Based on a qualitative study of Hanoi underprivileged households’ livelihoods, this article addresses the role of urban and periurban agriculture in …

Refugiados, inseguridad, magia

Necesitamos tu ayuda para realizar las obras en la Redacción que nos permitan seguir creciendo. Puedes hacer una donación libre …

The Historic Link Between Cities and Innovation

Density and transportation have spurred new ideas since before the industrial revolution.<p>Cities, with their dense mixtures of people and economic activity, have long been fonts of innovation. To start, density spurs innovation by pushing people and ideas together, enabling them to combine and …

La capital tiene solo 568 chabolas repartidas en 10 núcleos distantes

Es la quinta parte de las que había tres décadas, con 2.670 chamizos en grandes núcleos en el límite del término o lugares de difícil acceso<p>La ciudad …

David Trueba

MIRADOR<p>Reputación<p>David Trueba<p>19/06/2018 - 00:00CEST<p>Hoy todo se juega en esa otra liga, la del prestigio<p>MIRADOR<p>La liebre<p>David Trueba<p>12/06/2018 - …

Man's effect on earth, in pictures - Telegraph

How railroads, highways and other man-made lines racially divide America’s cities

By Emily Badger<p>, Reporter<p>Darla Cameron<p>, Graphics<p>Like many metaphors, "the other side of the tracks" was originally a literal epithet. Blacks were often historically restricted to neighborhoods separated from whites by railroads, turning the tracks into iron barriers of race and class.<p>In many …

Was Gentrifizierung wirklich ist

• Verdrängen die Reichen die Armen aus den Städten? Bewohner von Metropolen wie Berlin, Hamburg oder München fürchten die Gentrifzierung.<br>• Sie …

Points of interest

Bicycle routing on Mapbox Directions<p>We love cycling at Mapbox and most of our team bikes to the office. That’s why we’re excited to launch worldwide …

Making Better Digital Maps in an Era of Standardization

Using pre-digital techniques as inspiration, three cartographers lead the charge against cookie-cutter digital maps.<p>What’s in a map? Or better yet, what should be? The question of how to best visualize information about a place has always been the heartbeat of cartography. Today, with what many …

Let's ban PowerPoint in lectures – it makes students more stupid and professors more boring

Any university teacher who does not harbour a painful recollection of a failed lecture is a liar. On one such occasion, I felt early on that I had …

"Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night" - an extract from Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London

<i>In the dead of night, in spite of the electric lights and the remnants of nightlife, London is an alien city, especially if you are strolling through</i> …

Esta es mi tierra - Paisaje después de la batalla, por Juan Goytisolo

OU Radio Lecture 2006: Is the world really shrinking?

When they began bombing Baghdad to start the first Gulf War I watched it, live, in my front room. (I think that was the first time you could watch a …

The Status of Difference: Doreen Massey: Geographies of Difference | Tate

The question of space is central to understanding cultural difference in globalisation. Doreen Massey, an eminent geographer and writer on the …

A Green Light for Common Sense

The usual remedies -- from safety crossings to speed traps -- did no good. So the citizens of Bohmte decided to take a big risk. Since September, they've been tearing up the sidewalks, removing curbs and erasing street markers as part of a radical plan to abandon nearly all traffic regulations and …

Mapping the Lasting Effects of Redlining

Old federal maps and recent Census data combine to show how today's poverty rates align with racist 1930s mortgaging policies.

Stadt von unten statt von oben

Bei "Bürgerbeteiligung" zucken Bauherren zusammen: Was, wenn die Anwohner zu viel mitbestimmen? Doch ohne Bürger einzubeziehen, geht Bauen nicht …

Georeference imagery

<b>Georeferencing</b> is the process of assigning geographic coordinates to a raster image in order to define its location in the world based on a map …

The Making of Urban Layers

<b>Urban Layers</b> is an interactive map created by <b>Morphocode</b> that explores Manhattan’s urban fabric. The project uses some of the latest mapping …

Urban Heat Island Analysis

<i>Ad:</i><p>Remote sensing methods are being used to monitor thermal radiation in European cities. Hardscape surfaces such as roof tops and concrete pavement …

European Space Agency

Turf for transportation – Points of interest

Using Turf alongside the rest of the stack, we built a tool to demonstrate how quickly you can build a transportation app with Mapbox. In this case, …