For the map nerds. xkcd says what your favorite map projection says about you. Mercator? “You’re not really into maps.”
What your favorite map projection says about you
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It’s hard to think of much else. These maps show the racial divide between black and white people in major cities.
Data Underload #3 – The Resolution Cycle
Late at night, the new year’s resolution longed for a straight line.
Basketball Stat Cherry Picking
Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats.
LOLed @ “Mercator? “You’re not really into maps.”” :D
i cannot believe he left out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinusoidal_projection
That made me laugh so loud I disturbed by colleagues. Thanks for posting it!
Didn’t expect him wanting to date me just because I’ve actually got a “Waterman Butterfly” poster framed on my wall. I guess I’m flattered? ;)