Soft Cities is a San Francisco-based company that sells blankets and napkins. Sounds pretty standard.    But actually, there's something quite cool about these blankets and napkins. You can custom-print them to feature a street map of your favorite location, like a college campus, hometown, or far-away city. Working with Stamen Design, an award-winning tech-and-map design firm in the Bay area, it uses open-source software to access a kind of "world-wide Wikipedia for maps" and turns it into…

Soft Cities is a San Francisco-based company that sells blankets and napkins. Sounds pretty standard. But actually, there's something quite cool about these blankets and napkins. You can custom-print them to feature a street map of your favorite location, like a college campus, hometown, or far-away city. Working with Stamen Design, an award-winning tech-and-map design firm in the Bay area, it uses open-source software to access a kind of "world-wide Wikipedia for maps" and turns it into…

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Le Monde adds MapBox’s open source maps to its new website to highlight where news is happening

Le Monde adds MapBox’s open source maps to its new website to highlight where news is happening

Mapping Britain's Crime with Open Source data and Map Software

Mapping Britain's Crime with Open Source data and Map Software

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Best Uplifting Songs List: Inspiring | Conscious | Happy | Inspirational | Positive | Expansive : One Community

Best Uplifting Songs List: Inspiring | Conscious | Happy | Inspirational | Positive | Expansive : One Community

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The Maker Map is an ongoing open source project which aims to create a global database of maker resources  - from workspaces to incubators - which is powered by the maker community and easily searchable on any device.

The Maker Map is an ongoing open source project which aims to create a global database of maker resources - from workspaces to incubators - which is powered by the maker community and easily searchable on any device.

In Sochi, Open Source Maps Beat Google's - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic Cities

In Sochi, Open Source Maps Beat Google's - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic Cities

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Tactile Maps by Emily Fischer who researches digital information such as open source mapping to find a density of data that conforms to "Amish rules of quilting". Each resultant quilt is a tactile map.

Tactile Maps by Emily Fischer who researches digital information such as open source mapping to find a density of data that conforms to "Amish rules of quilting". Each resultant quilt is a tactile map.

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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.

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

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

Cape Verde Country Profile | Free Maps of Cape Verde | Open Source Maps of Cape Verde | Facts about Cape Verde | Flag of Cape Verde | National Symbol of Cape Verde | mapsopensource.com

Cape Verde Country Profile | Free Maps of Cape Verde | Open Source Maps of Cape Verde | Facts about Cape Verde | Flag of Cape Verde | National Symbol of Cape Verde | mapsopensource.com

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