I am slowly catching up on my #MakeoverMonday entries. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities. I recently saw a news special about this particular issue, and it frustrates me that this is happening to the elderly and poor. San Francisco housing and rental rates are ridiculously high, and if there is money to […]

Sophie Warnes Bio My name is Soph and I’m a huge nerd and trained journalist who loves using data to help people better understand the world. I’m a Londoner living in Cardiff and working for the Office for National Statistics as a Senior Data Journalist. I also publish a data journalism and data visualization round-up […]

A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Readers: Last week, The New York Times published an interactive map for the 2018 Midterm Elections. The map and story were titled House Election Results: Democrats Take Control.  You were given two ways to view the results: one as a map and the second as a cartogram (see screenshots below). I really enjoyed the cartogram, […]

Source: Mullen, Arthur and Andrew Koper, Historic Detroit Neighborhoods, Cityscape Detroit, August 8, 2003, https://web.archive.org/web/20071010073930/http://www.cityscapedetroit.org:80/Detroit_neighborhoods.html# HISTORIC DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS Detroit is composed of many neighborhoods, each with a unique history and features. Not many people are aware of them all or where they are located. Cityscape Detroit has created this map. Arthur Mullen researched this information. Andrew […]

Readers: Here is the second part of showing you screenshots of interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was a textbook for secondary education. If you love the maps and diagrams in this book, you can buy a copy of it for a […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]