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Microsoft Applicant Shares Crazy Hard Interview Question That Left Him Stumped

The Brain Photo credit: hans engbers/ShutterstockIf you're going for an interview at one of the world’s top tech companies, you need to know your …

An Emotional Map Of The City, As Captured Through Its Sounds

Hear the vibes.<p>When people talk about the sounds of a city, they’re usually talking about noise–dense traffic, loud honking, music-pumping neighbors–and the ways to avoid it. But not all city sounds are unpleasant; some can inspire feelings of joy or calm, trust or anticipation.<p>Imagine if instead …

The Hidden Histories of Maps Made By Women: Early North America

The first part in a series exploring little-seen contributions to cartography.<p>In the 1970s, early in her career as map librarian at the New York Public Library, Alice Hudson started researching women mapmakers throughout history. With few other women in her chosen field, she wondered how many had …

Your "Short Cut" May Be Causing Traffic Jams (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Google introduces 24 places of interest in it’s map update

Search engine Google has announced a new update to its maps and the android users can now assign colourful stickers to their places of interest, …

Plotting Choropleths from Shapefiles in R with ggmap – Toronto Neighbourhoods by Population

(This article was first published on <b>everyday analytics</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Introduction<p>So, I’m not really a geographer. But any …

Make a map poster of anywhere

Map posters are easy to come by for major cities. But if you want one for a less densely populated area of the world, you might be out of luck. …

It is believed to be the world’s oldest map, drawn 14,000 years ago. It has been found in a cave in Spain and shows hunting grounds. More history maps

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

Colourful new map charts Toronto buildings by height

Toronto looks like something out of Tron if you colour each building based on its height, like map maker and open data enthusiast Pat Forestell did …

Startup Mapbox Makes Big Satellite Imagery Buy to Take On Google, Here Maps

The mapping wars heat up.<p>Ever search for something on Pinterest in a particular city? Go for a run with Strava? Still check in on Foursquare?<p>Beneath all of those apps is a mapping technology layer that enables the app to know precisely where it is. The company behind that layer, Mapbox, just got …

This Stunning Map Shows U.S. GDP Contribution by City

This Stunning 3D Map Shows U.S. Economic Contribution by City<p>The United States economy makes up about 23.3% of global output and boasts annual …

They Don't Make Maps Like this Anymore

Cartography nerds, get excited.<p>Since the human invention of territorial borders there has been a fascination with maps. Maps have defined the way we understand the world, outlining the geographical -- and often political -- delineations of humanity.<p>"Worlds Revealed," a new Library of Congress blog …

Mind the Map, a new collection of artwork published by Gestalten, shows the skill, humour and care involved in map design, including one depicting New York’s smells, and a meticulously hand-painted ski map

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The 51 Mountain Bike Capitals of the United States

Have you ever noticed when you’ve looked at a map of the United States that every single state has a capital city… even the smallest and seemingly …

US airlines are salivating at the chance to start flying to Cuba

U.S.-based airlines will be allowed to operate 20 daily scheduled flights to Havana, plus 10 daily scheduled flights to each of nine other international airports in Cuba.<p>Airlines had to file their route requests last week. Unsurprisingly, there wasn't much competition for the rights to fly to …

Introducing Map Lab: Our Quest to Find, Explore, and Make Maps

Author: Betsy Mason and Greg Miller. Betsy Mason and Greg Miller Science<p>Date of Publication: 07.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 2:00 pm. 2:00 pm<p>You are …

Cycleangelo: Bike rider uses GPS to 'draw' pictures on street maps, in pictures - Telegraph

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Google and Alphabet's 20 most ambitious moonshot projects

Google went through a massive reorganization October 2015 when Alphabet became its parent company.<p>Projects that weren't part of Google's core business (Google search engine and Android) were spun out into separate Alphabet companies with their own CEO. All of these "moonshot" projects cover …

Apple adds 20 Flyover cities, new Traffic and Nearby data to Maps

As part of Apple's continued Maps buildout effort, the company on Wednesday added 3D Flyover, traffic and point of interest data to its in-house …

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Google Maps Is About to Be Replaced by THIS

Nowadays, you wouldn’t really think of going road-tripping without Google Maps to get you to your final destination. However, with the advent of built-in GPS navigation, nifty car accessories and apps like Waze, car manufacturers are now of the opinion that they can wipe Google Maps <i>off the map</i> with …

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This map shows the world's fastest growing cities

In 1960, the only city in sub-Saharan Africa with a population of over 1 million people was Johannesburg. Ten years later, there were four. By 2010, that number had sky-rocketed to 33 cities.<p>Worldwide, urban areas are expanding. It is estimated that by 2050, 70% of the world's population will be …

Worlds Revealed: Geography & Maps at The Library Of Congress

<i>This is part of a series of posts from Ed Redmond, Cartographic Specialist in the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division, documenting the</i> …

Jewel Box Villa takes energy-efficient green homes to a hip new level in Switzerland

1/12<p>Jewel Box by design paradigms<p>This eco-friendly villa in Switzerland, designed by Chinese studio design paradigms, is an energy-efficient, …

Dockboot Holiday Home | De Zwarte Hond

On the island of Schiermonnikoog off the north coast of the Netherlands, directly bordering the dune landscape, this modest, yet surprisingly …

Morgan unveils all-electric 3 Wheeler with vintage charm

British motoring company Morgan just announced plans to produce an all-electric version of their classic, sporty 3 Wheeler. The EV3 concept is the …

Articles about prefab home washingtons puget sound on Dwell.com - Dwell

After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream …

For some Yelp reviewers, it pays to be Elite

More than 300 men and women draped in black-and-white lace and sequins and tailored suits, their faces hidden behind feathered masks, mingled about the Vertigo event space in Glendale on a recent evening for a black-and-white masked ball. Bartenders poured glasses of Cognac and Champagne while …

Here's what Google looks for in job candidates to see if they'll fit in

Google has a reputation for being a laid-back company that operates more like a network of startups than a corporation.<p>But, according to Google's human resources chief Laszlo Bock, you don't need to stress out about fitting in too much during your job interview with Google.<p>Just make sure you're …