All the data you can eat

A multitude of maps

Adam Oxford
Adam Oxford

If you haven’t noticed, throughout November there’s a #30DayMapChallenge taking place on Twitter, which challenges budding cartographers to use different techniques to illustrate geospatial data every day. There are hundreds of people taking part, and the daily themes range from “red” to “Climate Change”. The most fun so far, however, was “Map not made with GIS software day”, which gave rise to “Africa made of rice”:

And my favourite, “1 gummy bear = 1 US population”

For a more traditionally data-based map, though, it has to be challenge co-ordinator Topi Tjukanov’s map of the world based on internet speed.

Fill in the blanks…

Check out the full challenge repo here.

Adam Oxford
  • Adam Oxford is a freelance journalist, media consultant and civic tech enthusiast. He also works closely with startups developing solutions to access to justice problems.

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