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Mapping the Olympics – Olympic Medal Cartogram

TweetHere’s another clever visualization (although I have to say that the color selection used here is pretty poor), this time from Esri using the fun cartographic display method known as a cartogram – FYI, A Gastner-Newman cartogram preserves the general … Continue reading

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Mapping the Olympic Medals – An Esri Story Map

TweetLoads of companies and online publications are mapping the Olympic metal count, including most of the large online news outlets and now Esri via their popular story map resource (http://mapstories.esri.com). The latest Esri story map is called Mapping the Metals … Continue reading

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uMapper See People Tweeting from the Vancouver 2010 Olympics on a map

TweetuMapper (umapper.com or @umapper) is an amazing web service enabling users to quickly and easily create awesome, embeddable flash maps for their blog or website. Recently, the creators have built a map that enables users to view Tweets coming from … Continue reading

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Olympic Attendees Collaborate on CodeCanada

TweetAn interesting social media sharing effort is in place by the Canada Tourism Commission via the Code Canada project. Explore cool images via a Flash or html UI and share via social media. About the effort… To be part of … Continue reading

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Olympic Scenes – Alarmania Whister webcam for Android

TweetAn interesting mobile application from Alarmania… this app for Android mobile OS provides users with an alarm for their mobile that delivers live images from webcams in Whistler BC when set off. an interesting concept. the app is customizable and … Continue reading

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Chicago 2016 Team is mapping proposed Venues via Google Maps

TweetWhat better way to see what’s planned for Chicago for the 2016 Olympics than with a map? Check out the Google map that the 2016 team has placed on their website showing the locations and details of the proposed venues … Continue reading

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