Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from

From Pakistan, the Kashmir region appears disputed. From India, it appears firmly under Indian control. Google Maps changes disputed borders based on the country a user is searching from, demonstrating its ability to bend information to its will. Read more: https://wapo.st/37nFgZD. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ … Read more Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from

Tricking Google Maps by faking a traffic jam? | Download This Show

How a German artist and his generous friends pulled off a Google Maps hack and fake traffic jam. Host of Download This Show Marc Fennell is joined by Luke Hopewell, specialist writer at Telstra Exchange and Olivia Rosenman, audio producer and journalist. Listen to more Download This Show podcasts at https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow/

Mapping how railroads built America | Maptastic ep 3

A new look at antique US railroad maps reveals how cities grew over the past 200 years. The FT’s Alan Smith and Steven Bernard trace how cities, people and the economy spread from coast to coast. See if you get the FT for free as a student: http://ft.com/schoolsarefree or start a £1 trial: https://subs.ft.com/spa3_trial?segmen…. ► … Read more Mapping how railroads built America | Maptastic ep 3

How map makers will win the 2020 US election | Maptastic ep 2

The FT’s head of visual and data journalism Alan Smith investigates gerrymandering, using tiddlywinks and a salamander. He is joined by James Cheshire, a professor of geographic information and cartography at University College London. Chapters: 0:27 – Using tiddlywinks to explain voting boundaries 4:55 – US voting boundaries: Gerrymandering? 6:28 – Modern examples in the … Read more How map makers will win the 2020 US election | Maptastic ep 2

Maptastic (ep 1): How inequality is mapped in the UK | FT

► Take our survey and tell us what you like about our YouTube channel and would like to see more of: https://bit.ly/33SJ8AI Maptastic: the FT’s data visualisation editor Alan Smith looks at the most unequal parts of the UK, and how social researcher and reformer Charles Booth’s 19th century maps of poverty are being updated … Read more Maptastic (ep 1): How inequality is mapped in the UK | FT

Top Ski-ing Gadgets 2010 / 2011 Season Northern Hemisphere

Thousands of snow fans around the world will be heading for the slopes in the Northern Hemisphere this Winter and so we have compiled some of the best ski-ing gadgets available online – perfect for gifts, corporate sweeteners and keeping the kids quiet. Keep Entertained Veho Muvi Camera with Extreme Sports Pack bundle The Veho … Read more Top Ski-ing Gadgets 2010 / 2011 Season Northern Hemisphere