30. December 2013
Thanks to Christoph, he also runs a specific blog on paleoseismicity, who send me the link, I want to share the gizmodo list of best maps 2013 with you. Despite the little US focus (which is a disadvantage of the list) we can see some major trends for 2013/2014:
The rise of the mighties
Back to beautiful
The new maps produced by newspapers, enthusiasts and non-cartographic people have on thing in common: They all see the need to look better than the data is. This means we don’t want to see only data, we want to have some details and some nice stuff: like some new ideas in labeling , usage of transparency and some nice looking hover effects and many other things. The most beautiful and stunning thing I have seen this year was the wave animation on this years NORAD’s Santa Tracker which was done with cesium JS:
To come to an end: 2013 was great! 2014 will be better!
Now it comes to you:
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