Interesting Map about politicians salaries worldwide using a GDP to salary ratio. Map link
When building maps that tell the story of their data you often come across scenarios where you would like the user to be able to compare two layers. The simplest method is just turning a layer on and off but if you’re looking for a more elegant solution then look no further than the new “Slide to Compare” template in Mango.
As we often get asked by customers, friends, family and random people we meet at the pub what the difference is between Mango and web mapping product X, I decided to write a series of posts explaining the differences as I see them. Today I’ll be looking at Mapbox. Mapbox is a product of two parts, the first part is TileMill. TileMill is a desktop application that can be installed on Windows, Mac and Linux, it’s used primarily to create Mapbox tile sets, but can also be used to generate PNG’s, PDF’s and SVG. The second part is Mapbox. Once […]
As a follow up to an earlier blog post addressing an article in the Phnom Penh Post claiming that the Kingdom’s arable land is “all but gone”, I thought I’d delve into this issue a little further and look beyond some of the obviously inaccurate numbers quoted in the article. Based on data obtained from Open Development Cambodia and other sources, I’ve put together this map, which gives a more comprehensive picture of land use and land use potential. One of the more interesting data layers I’ve used here is a watershed classification layer which “describes the potential degradation risk when cleared of […]
Map link It’s official: People in Red States are fatter, more likely to own a gun, less educated, and spend a lot of time in Wal Mart… Data via Benjamin K. Bergen U. California, San Diego. http://www2.hawaii.edu/~bergen/bush.html (link dead) Unemployment Data from Department of Labor http://www.bls.gov/web/laus/lauhsthl.htm Gun Ownership data from Washington Post http://bit.ly/9jW17G Religious Adherence from ARDA http://www.thearda.com/rcms2010/