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The biggest clubs in world football

Using freely available online data about football clubs and combining it with the geographic locations of their stadia from Wikipedia, I have …

A welcome most sincere

On the back of the multitude of news stories, tweets and facebook shares around Israel and Gaza; Russia and Eastern Ukraine; Syria; …

HERE with a new look

Nokia’s maps are here again with a new-look and some new features ‘The best maps remove unnecessary elements to clearly illustrate the …

The Immigration Elections

With nationalism on the march, and anti-immigration rhetoric spreading virally across Europe, the European Union (EU) and the unity of its member states is looking perhaps somewhat fragile… On the back of the release of the UK Census data in May 2013, I released a map showing the spread of EU accession state nationals in England and Wales. So, now that immigration remains a hotly debated political issue, and now that both local and European election results are in, I thought it would be interesting to overlay this new data, i.e. to view how ‘regions’ voted compared with where ‘new immigrants’ live.

(C) Christopher Wesson 2014

Free cartography

Andy Woodruff once wrote an article on free cartography, making the point that our profession is undervalued and issuing the rallying call, …

Visualising nothing

A few days ago, one of my colleagues, Fiona, shared with me a blog post by Andy Kirk in Harvard Business Review …

A better storytelling

Telling a story with a picture, a map and a user scenario. I have been working with our product management team at …

Arthritis Map Service for Victoria

Laurie Hawkins has worked with Arthritis & Osteoporosis Victoria (AOV) to develop this marvellous public health map service to help address the increasing impact of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions in communities across the Australian state of Victoria.

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