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12/22/11 Gil's LotD: Transit maps

http://transitmaps.tumblr.com/ Real and fake public transportation maps from all around the world.

11/27/11 Gil's LotD: City grids

http://extendny.com/ The New York City grid extended to the entire planet.

11/18/11 Gil's LotD: Mental maps

http://www.looksgood.de/log/2011/10/mapmap-vauxhall-mashup-mental-maps-and-openstreetmap/ This software allows users to draw a mental map of an area and squish the real map to their drawing. There's no demo available but there is code on GitHub.

8/26/10 Gil's LotD

http://shapewiki.com/ A collaborative wiki of user uploaded shapes that can be used on a map.

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7/30/10 Gil's LotD: Gerrymandering

http://www.rangevoting.org/GerryExamples.html A paper on a nifty algorithm for drawing up representative districts fairly.

7/25/10 Gil's LotD

http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1395 A paper reviewing the different map projections used by the USGS.

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5/28/07 Gil's LotD

5/28/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSulycqZH-U Watch John Cage perform live!
http://flickrvision.com/ and Twittervision Both sides use Google Maps to show twitter updates and flickr picture uploads where they occur around the world.

5/26/07 Gil's LotD

5/26/07 Gil's LotD
http://www.livescience.com/health/070510_facial_culture.html News story about the difference between the way Japanese and Americans look at faces. ^_____^
http://www.topoware.org/concept.html This designer made an entire dining set with a topo map theme.

5/4/07 Gil's LotD

5/4/07 Gil's LotD
http://graphserver.sourceforge.net/ Software that when given a map of paths will find a route for you!
http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/usgrid/ More map stuffs: Census data about density, race, and other population characteristics.

4/2/07 Gil's LotD

4/2/07 Gil's LotD
http://mapofscience.com/ An
interactive map showing all the connections between the different branches
of science.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snoezelen
The Snoezelen is a room designed for children with severe mental
disabilities and features soothing (read trippy) visual stimulation.
http://www.papertrail.com/mountain_of_toilets.jpg
lol, toilet mountain

3/28/07 Gil's LotD

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,2102559,00.asp Using Google Earth to study data from the US Census.
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=376283 A guide to setting up Ubuntu as a wireless router, but should work for most distros and systems with a bit of tweaking.

2/26/07 Gil's LotD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwBsC3dst3I A tribute to the bald eagle.
http://www.chrisyates.net/reprographics/index.php?page=424 The Eisenhower Interstate system drawn as a subway map. Cool stuff.

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1/14/07 Gil's LotD

http://bighugelabs.com/motivator.php Make your own motivational posters!
http://eagereyes.org/Applications/ZIPScribbleMap.html A map connecting all of the Zip codes in ascending order, revealing the boundaries and patterns of the system.

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