Category Archives: cartography

Mindmapping and Writing

Ale’s goal of getting her thoughts in order before she starts writing made me think of something I’ve been meaning to share here. Literature and Latte, the folks who brought us Scrivener, recently debuted a new app for mindmapping: Scapple. … Continue reading

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Friday… fun?

Via Joe.My.God., here’s a… um… fun browser-based mapping application you can use to simulate the detonation of a nuclear warhead over the city of you choice.  By selecting from a drop-down menu, you can drop anything from “Davy Crockett,” the smallest … Continue reading

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No jest.

You know when you run across something in the intertubez that makes you want to grab the person sitting nearest to you and shake them because it’s just SO EFFING AWESOME and you want someone to share it with right … Continue reading

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New banner.

This summer I’m teaching a course on Cold War culture in America, and this is part of an image I used during a lecture on Truman, liberal anti-communism, and the Marshall Plan.  Here it is in its entirety: In the … Continue reading

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Ward Shelley, knowledge, and maps.

Ward Shelley has been getting a lot of attention lately (at least in my corner of the internet) for his map of the history of science fiction: Among other projects, including performance art, installations, and sculptural work, Shelley specializes in … Continue reading

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