Maps, Lies and Storytelling | P02| Selective History of Maps

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September 02, 2014

Maps, Lies and Storytelling | P02| Selective History of Maps

An attempt to cover some major technologies that got us from there to here.

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Andrew W Hill

September 02, 2014
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  1. MAPS a selective history of maps, lies, and storytelling class

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  2. The beginning

  3. world population: 15-30 million

  4. 5000 years ago Sumerian start chart

  5. Babylonian map of the world

  6. maps & math

  7. world population: 300-400 Million

  8. Eratosthenes Eratosthenes

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  12. maps & $$$

  13. Western-Han-dynasty silk map

  14. Missing movie: Tabula Peutingeriana

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  16. maps, innovation, Exploration

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  18. rhumb lines | no up!

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  23. distort predictably

  24. Mercator

  25. 1569

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  27. http://bit.ly/webmercator-vid

  28. http://bit.ly/esri-projections

  29. 300 more years of punctuated progress

  30. The modern map

  31. world population: 1.2 billion

  32. 1854

  33. 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak

  34. Miasma theory

  35. John Snow

  36. Still before germ theory

  37. Used map to make argument and shut off pump

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  39. maps become ubiquitous

  40. First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln

  41. Lincoln’s map

  42. 1870

  43. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOcEquHyefI

  44. http://bit.ly/fred-rose

  45. 1855

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  47. Great Trigonometrical Survey

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  52. the 20th century

  53. world population: 1.8 billion

  54. 1926 Standardization of Road Numbering

  55. 1946 First image from space

  56. Sputnik and the Sputnik crisis

  57. Apollo 17

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  59. world population: 3.6 billion

  60. so much data!

  61. Movie: Canada GIS

  62. 1960’s

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  66. SYMAP

  67. SYMAP

  68. THEMATIC MAPs!!!!

  69. whoa, gps

  70. 1973

  71. later

  72. later credit Todd Humphreys

  73. now

  74. but before bill

  75. 1977

  76. 1985 TIGER Data

  77. enter stage right

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  79. 1969

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  89. 1992

  90. http://bit.ly/digi-geo-hist

  91. 1996

  92. GIS ESRI IS 80s-2000s

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  95. OS Arrives

  96. 1992 GRASS

  97. 2001 PostGIS

  98. 2002 QGIS

  99. the information age

  100. ARPANET

  101. 1989

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  104. 1993

  105. 1996

  106. routing!

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  108. 2004 SLippymap!

  109. Movie of slippy map

  110. Enter stage left

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  112. 2004

  113. Ordinance Survey Not free

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  116. Isle of White - 2007

  117. credit - steve coast 2008

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  119. 2007

  120. at the same time

  121. a side branch…

  122. Another character enters!

  123. 2005

  124. NAVTEQ Tele Atlas And others

  125. http://libgmail.sourceforge.net/googlemaps.html

  126. 2005 GMaps API Release

  127. “Mashup”

  128. 2007 routing

  129. 2007 street view

  130. by 2009, google owned all their own street data

  131. Still license Satellite data

  132. 2013

  133. 2014

  134. the lost years

  135. FLASH

  136. Let’s not forget

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  139. a business boom

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  146. Crazy Geo gone

  147. seriously. crazy

  148. Eric Fischer

  149. Eric Fischer

  150. peter desmet

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  155. a flourishing community

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  164. To get to a lot of the things we saw

    today http://bit.ly/class1-links
  165. Let’s open up to discussion Before we turn to the

    future
  166. HANDS-ON

  167. SYMAP

  168. email me your topic ah162@nyu.edu ASSIGNMENT 1

  169. ONLINE MAPPING FOR BEGINNERS http://bit.ly/maps-beginners ASSIGNMENT 2 http://bit.ly/cartodb-student

  170. your world ASSIGNMENT 3 Create a map that represents the

    world for the rest of your day. The tools you use to make it can be anything pencil to legos to javascript. Don’t forget to frame it in the context of your topic! Map + writeup
  171. sYmap ASSIGNMENT 4 Create your first map in CartoDB (after

    the academy). Do it in the form of a SYNMAP. Put it in the context of your topic. Write-up the Lie your map tells and the Story it supports. http://bit.ly/symap-vid http://bit.ly/symap-data
  172. Read Chapter 1, 2, 3 Elements of the Map in

    How to Lie with Maps ASSIGNMENT 5
  173. Interesting things I read over the weekend http://bit.ly/supl-agps http://bit.ly/nearables-lost http://bit.ly/losing-coast

  174. 2 weeks See you in The power of data and

    an introduction to lies