Mapping changes to the World’s urban population between 1950 – 2030

For the first time in history more than half the world’s population live in cities. The world’s urban population now stands at 3.7 billion...

PokeVision: The real-time Pokemon Go map you’ve been wanting

Yes, we are still talking about Pokemon Go! So now that we got that out of the way, here's something that most of us...

This map shows 24h traffic isochrones for anyplace in the world

Typical travel planning tools like Google Maps give you directions and travel times from point A to point B. The routes are selected based...

First Preview Of Maps On Google Glass Project

Above you can see the preview of the first Google Map for Glass project as Google finally released guide for apps developers (Mirror API). You can...

Living Cities project: A beautiful & dynamic visualization of traffic from Nokia and CartoDB

Nokia has been quietly focusing its energy and resources on building a spatial database enterprise. The recent article " Is Nokia Building Competitive Advantage...

Apple acquires HopStop and Locationary: “Mapping” it’s way out of the maps issue?

Apple and Maps! Well, it surely doesn't bring nice memories with the way Apple Inc handled the roll out of Apple Maps few months...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps: Between the Lines of Legend

Most cartographers neglect map legends. They put a lot of efforts in the projection and scale choice, data and pretty colors selection, but then...

Esri Maps for Office:Bringing Spatial Thinking to Every Home.

This is really gonna be  a game changer. For sure it is gonna bring spatial thinking to every home and every desktop. Esri Maps...

Mapzen shows crazy web map projections

Every GeoGeek knows that Mercator projection lies. It has been created by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569 with the purpose...

Amazon Map API goes into beta, Google Map to face more blow

Amazon recently launched out the beta version of Amazon Map API  for its mobile app SDK. This gives developers an alternative to Google Map API. This...

Awesome interactive visualization of bird migrations

Bird migration is a natural miracle. Some birds fly hundreds and thousands of kilometres to find the best habitats for feeding, breeding and raising their...

Step aside, Google – India gets its own Street View: Wonobo.com!

Google Maps is one of the things that I often used as a reference to explain to someone on the streets when he/she asked...

Forests on diet – the map of global forest extension

A new high resolution map of global forest extension covering the time span 2000 - 2012 was recently presented by Department of Geographical Sciences,...

Chicago’s skyscraper turned into the biggest map in the world

The 300 South Wacker building has never been what anyone would call a good looking skyscraper. Built in 1971 the 445 foot (135 meters)...

The Last 40 Years Of The World’s Refugees On A Single Map

"Every day, all over the world, ordinary people must flee their homes for fear of death or persecution. Many leave without notice, taking only...

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