Geographies of Insecurity

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In another example of developing new ways to map and explore our experiences, New Media artist kanarinka has started a project called “It Takes 154,000 Breaths to Evacuate Boston.” From the website: “In Spring 2007, kanarinka will run the entire evacuation route system in Boston and measure its distance in breaths. The project is an […]

International Map Exhibit in August

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I you are interested in showing off your cartographic products you might be interested in the upcoming 23rd International Cartographic Conference which will convene in Moscow, Russia the week of 4-10 August, 2007. You can submit hard copy or digital cartographic products to the Conference. Interested parties in the US must submit an entry form […]

Beijing to introduce computer generated driving maps for visitors

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According to ChinaDaily, the city of Beijing will soon be offering free customized maps for out-of-town drivers entering the city from certain entry and exit points. The maps will be computer-generated and will provide a best route based on a number of factors, including vehicle model, distance, and real-time traffic conditions. The maps can also […]