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6 Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Coding and Start Making Better Maps

6 Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Coding and Start Making Better Maps - If you’re doing complex analysis, use a Geographic Information System, for Pete’s sake. #Esri, for instance, has a really slick JavaScript API for its #ArcGIS product. Wired Science

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Map representing the earth’s surface as an icosahedron, in homage to Buckminster Fuller’s famous Dymaxion projection, and showing the locations of 259 critical infrastructures.

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Do-It-Yourself GIS: 20 Free Tools & Data Sources for Creating Data Maps Ellyssa Kroski — August 21, 2013 on OEDb

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Infographic of the Day: Using Flickr Geotags to Map the World's Cities [UPDATED]

San Francisco - Photographer Eric Fischer uses Flickr's geotags to create city maps that show the places of intense human interest.

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Web Mapping Illustrated: Using Open Source GIS Toolkits free ebook

NYC -- Map Stack | Stamen Design Map→Image is a utility to help you create an image from an area on a map built by Stamen Design, up to 2,000 x 2,000 pixels. It is part of CityTracking, a two-year project (2010-2012) to change the way people view, talk about, utilize digital city services, and kindly funded by the Knight Foundation. You can download or fork the (open) source code on Github.

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The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible

The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible |via`tko Wired

An animator can't do much without the right tools, namely powerful software. Here are a few free and open source alternatives for great animation software.

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The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible

More than mappers came to aid the effort to map the area around Kathmandu that got hit hardest.

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