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Instant VS Real Coffee #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. A fun map for Friday: Rolling Alpha posts opinions on finance, economics, and the corporate life in general. Follow me on Twitter @RollingAlpha, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rollingalpha.

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Paid Maternal Leave #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. Here’s another political map: Rolling Alpha posts opinions on finance, economics, and the corporate life in general. Follow me on Twitter @RollingAlpha, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rollingalpha.

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International IQ #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. So this: How is that for deeply controversial? It probably has a lot to do with the IQ test itself. Which is almost certainly biased in favour of, well, adult literacy. Which […]

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Water Risk #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. One of the issues that is starting to be talked about more often is the issue of water scarcity and, in particular, Water Wars. It’s often useful to see that kind […]

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Population of Latitude and Longitude #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. As it turns out, maps aren’t only about navigation. They also get anthropological/sociological/economic/etc. Some maps about population: And when you combine them, you get something like this: Rolling Alpha posts opinions on […]

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Britain, The Great Invader #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. A map showing the only places in the world that Britain has never invaded. The rest are in pink: Rolling Alpha posts opinions on finance, economics, and the corporate life in […]

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The Economic Centre of Gravity since 1AD #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. Yesterday, there was a map that showed the disproportionate space that Europe is generally given on the standard world map. This map from McKinsey may explain why: Rolling Alpha posts opinions on […]

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Correcting for Land Mass #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. The trouble with taking a sphere/globe and flattening it does cause some perspective issues. I am given to understand that this is very upsetting to geographers. And there is this Peters World […]

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“Central” Europe #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. A fresh perspective on flattening:   Rolling Alpha posts opinions on finance, economics, and the corporate life in general. Follow me on Twitter @RollingAlpha, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/rollingalpha.

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Turning It Upside Down #Maps

The Preamble The short story: I’m on holiday. Maps are cool. For more, read my first post of 2015: 2015, and Mapping The Way Forward. Continuing the theme of maps that might blow your mind, this: So as it turns out, North and South are completely arbitrary. I realise that the above map is actually becoming […]

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