Author Archives: Eric Markstein

Map link: Kirk Goldsberry NBA Shot Maps

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/04/29/kirk-goldsberry-once-mapped-food-deserts-flood-data-now-his-maps-are-changing-nba/ These maps are very different than most maps we have talked about in class. Kirk Goldsberry is a cartographer who now maps shots on a basketball court. Kirk Goldsberry has a book, Sprawlball, with hundreds of maps, and this … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: Atlas of Remote Islands

The Atlas of Remote Islands is a collection of fifty mysterious islands. These obscure islands are all vastly different and have their own histories. This atlas is filled with full-color maps and incredible pictures. These islands are not well-known to … Continue reading

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The Unmeasured World

The prize-winning, map of the month, “The Unmeasured World” is a map generated using other maps. The mapmaker dug through one hundred choropleth world maps posted on Reddit in order to win this map competition. They collected data on how … Continue reading

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