Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Sunday, October 29th, 2017
A lovely interactive photo essay charting the results of what happens when evolution produces a life form that allows a planet to take selfies.
Thursday, August 24th, 2017
I quite like this proposal for
geo element in HTML, especially that it has a fallback built in (like
video). I’m guessing the next step is to file an issue and create a web component to demonstrate how this could work.
That brings up another question: what do you name a custom element that you’d like to eventually become part of the spec? You can’t simply name it
geo because you have to include a hyphen.
Monday, July 3rd, 2017
You are on a website. There are exits to the north, south, east and west.
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
In this English language alternative to latitude and longitude coordinates, the Clearleft office is located at:
Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Everything you never wanted to know about conveying elevation information on maps, delivered in Peter’s always-entertaining style and illustrated with interactive examples.
Monday, February 29th, 2016
Mappa Mundi Rubrum.
Saturday, December 19th, 2015
This geography lesson makes a nice companion piece to Johnny Cash has been everywhere, man.
Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
A wonderful collection of treasures excavated from GeoCities. Explore, enjoy, and remember what a crime it is that Yahoo wiped out so much creativity and expression.
Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
This infographic offers a visual way to explore the various stages of the Earth’s history using a 12 hour clock analogy.
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
OpenGeofiction is a map of an imaginary world, created by a community of worldbuilders. You can take part in this project too.
Saturday, May 30th, 2015
Sunday, April 12th, 2015
Before there was radar, there were acoustic mirrors along the coast of England—parabolic structures designed to funnel the distant sound of approaching aircraft.
Monday, March 16th, 2015
This year’s map from TeleGeography is looking lovely.
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
The brilliant George Oates has started a new design company with an emphasis on cultural heritage: “explicit notes to the future, local archives of global content.” Watch this space
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Some sleuthing uncovers an interesting twist in New York’s psychogeography:
All of the buildings have been demolished, and in some cases the entire street has since been erased. But a startling picture still emerged: New York once had a neighborhood for typography.
Sunday, April 6th, 2014
A nice stroll around Marseilles at night without any of the traditional danger.
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
A beautiful real-time visualisation of winds on our planet.