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Mapmaking Skills: The Confusing Language of Maps

This week in our workshops we talked about maps. This was a difficult one for me as I struggle with visualising spatial information; a relatively unknown symptom of dyspraxia. 744 more words


Cross-post: Mapping Racism And Assessing the Success of the Digital Humanities

My inner Geography-teacher really wishes I knew more about GIS technology and how to do it myself. But I hope these projects get a lot of info out there. 33 more words


Mapping the Attack on Fort Mahone, April 2, 1865

The VI Corps assault on the morning of April 2, 1865 unraveled the Confederate earthworks in Dinwiddie County and forced Robert E. Lee to issue orders to evacuate the lines around Petersburg and Richmond. 2,592 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

OpenStreetMap vector tiles: mixing and matching engines, schemas and styles

For my next web mapping project, we’ll use vector tiles. Great. And the data will come from OpenStreetMap. Excellent. Now you only have five more questions to answer. 1,078 more words


Illustrative Map-making

Brooklyn Brainery || Illustrative Map-Making Highlights

Some absolute beauties from the Illustrative Map Making classes at the Brooklyn Brainery from January-April. With creative implementations such as a layered, fan-type map or a wedding invitation. 43 more words

Brooklyn Brainery

Which Maps Do You Really Need?

Mapping Experiences is about possibilities. In it, I highlight many of the existing tools for mapping experiences from different perspectives. Mapping an experience is not a singular activity, and there are many ways to go about it. 472 more words

Alignment Diagrams

The Resourceful Reader

A quick run through some digital resources and tools: three for the Classically-minded and one for the creative reader.


‘The Tesserae project aims to provide a flexible and robust web interface for exploring intertextual parallels’. 662 more words