What is a Map

What is a Map

FOSS4G-NA 2015

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Andrew W Hill

March 19, 2015
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  1. Map? What is a the progress and future of the

    popular map
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  4. A little background

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  6. BIOLOGIST

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  8. DEVELOPER

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  10. MAPPER

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  17. BUILDING TOOLS TO HELP PEOPLE GAIN AND SHARE INSIGHTS FROM

    DATA
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  19. BUT WHY MAPS?

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  25. HOME POOL

  26. HOME POOL

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  28. http://bit.ly/ZaqMZY

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  30. HOW DID WE GET HERE AND WHERE IS THIS GOING?

  31. Begin at the beginning and go on till you come

    to the end: then stop. Lewis Carrol
  32. 10 minutes 3 hours 8000 years

  33. THE MAPS AS REPRESENTATION OF PLACE

  34. 8000 years ago

  35. 2500 years ago

  36. GEOGRAPHY AND MATH

  37. Eratosthenes Eratosthenes

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  40. POWER & MONEY

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  42. “DISTORT PREDICTABLY” BECOMES THE MOTO OF MAP MAKERS EVERYWHERE

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  45. distort predictably

  46. 1569

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  48. THE RACE IS ON

  49. More indigenous territory has been claimed by maps than by

    guns. This assertion has its corollary: more indigenous territory can be defended and reclaimed by maps than by guns Bernard Nietschmann
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  52. MAPS JOIN DATA

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  57. 1870

  58. 1855

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  60. DATA DRIVEN MAP

  61. 1946

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  63. 1973

  64. THE BEGINNING OF THE END

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  69. GIS

  70. 1989

  71. 1993

  72. 1996

  73. 2004 SLippymap!

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

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  77. “Mashup”

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  85. 2013

  86. Crazy Geo gone

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  96. WTH MAPS?

  97. WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT THE MAP TODAY THAN THE MAP

    5, 50, OR 500 YEARS AGO?
  98. 1. MAPS AND PLAYFUL
 DESIGN

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  100. WEB DESIGN CARTOGRAPHY

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  102. Eric Fischer

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  104. peter desmet

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  110. 2. MAPS ARE MOVING BEYOND HISTORY

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  123. 3. A DIFFERENT MAP FOR
 EVERY VIEWER

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  126. Same address, same boundaries no matter what service is providing

    the tile credit Alan McConchie & Beth Schechter
  127. Crimea What you see in Russia What you see in

    Ukraine We work to provide as much discoverable information as possible so that users can make their own judgments about geopolitical disputes
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  129. In CartoDB, the tile can change 100% per request What

    you see What I see
  130. SQL API

  131. Dynamic

  132. 4. DISAPPEARING ACT

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  135. all joking aside

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  139. FINALLY

  140. WELCOME TO THE NEW AGE OF MAPS

  141. Thank you! @andrewxhill andrew@cartodb.com

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