This post describes the motivation and deeper thinking behind the World Map of Multi-Platform Cultures & Transmedia Rituals. How to understand this new world and how to navigate the relatively uncharted waters?
The Map of the Internet is an ambitious project from Peer 1 Hosting that maps the network of hosts and routing connections that are the foundation of the Internet. Clicking on the image above takes you to the poster in an interactive zooming viewer so you can see the details.
With high radiation levels now being reported far from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, people around the world are understandably concerned about how they might be affected - people such as Marcelino Alvarez, one of the developers behind the crowdsourced radiation map, RDTN.org.
Where is what research performed? This map shows papers, patents, and grants related to biomass and biofuel research and technology. Only work in the US is shown. Records are aggregated at the state (high) and city (low) level.