As many long-time listeners will know, I exceptionally intersted in broadband adoption world-wide. The US has long been behind the ball on broadband adoption and this latest report does nothing to reverse that trend. The US is ranked 20th, behind even places like Singapore, Denmark, and even Estonia, all places I’m sure most Americans wouldn’t peg as being so technologically advanced relative to the US. What is exceptionally intersting about this study is that they claim past reports have been using the wrong metric; that in fact the household is the better study unit rather than per capita.
The VerySpatial crew sat down after a night of following election results online to talk about the different election maps. We talk about CNN, ABC News, Fox News, MSNBC, BBC News, and the NYTimes election maps comparing them for differences in content and cartographic representations.
So the BBC is getting in on the SuperTuesday mapping action. They have a handy flash map that provides a great overview of what is at stake in each of the SuperTuesday states and some the expectations and trends going into these primaries. It’s a good thing that the Brit’s have such a good handle on US politics and are willing to make tools to help us be better informed