I can’t add anything here to make this any cooler. A map. Made out of Lego. What else do you need? Via Gizmodo
This week we are highlighting some examples of media that can be used to emphasize Geography Awareness. Most are not quite as explicit as Gerrymandering a documentary that has made its rounds of the film festivals this year, but it highlights the interactions between Geography and other disciplines. I hope that it also talks about
During this week’s episode Frank pointed out the use of general videos to show landscapes. Whether you are trying to highlight a metropolis or rural area there are generally videos that include these landscapes. Frank’s example is the use of a video from Ukraine that highlights a dog traversing a city.
During our conversation this week on Episode 275 we highlighted a couple of videos in our discussion of using media to highlight Geography. We will link to a few over the next few days, but I wanted to start with this great video Frank showed me a few years ago.
Mashable (perhaps one of the cooler sites I visit each day) has a nifty story about an artist who drew Google Maps icons as if they existed in the real world. It’s rather interesting to think about these big push pins existing in real life, or a pop-up box over a building. Take away the
It’s a project we’ve been excited for ever since we first heard about it, and was great to be able to interview some of the Geospatial Revolution Project team, so it’s great to be able to post that Episode 1 is now live on the Geospatial Revolution Project website! The full episode is jut over
One of the fun things I get to do in prepping for my classes is getting to look at all the amazing video resources out on the interwebs for Geography and geospatial technologies. While putting together my Intro to Mapping lecture, I remembered this great 6-minute video introduction to the National Map, including a little
To mark the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s devastating landfall in the Gulf Coast, NASA Earth Science has released this short video retrospective of some of the imagery and analyses that were used to track and visualize Hurricane Katrina
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a 1,000 words. Via The Telegraph UK Image created by Electro Optic Systems out of Australia