Hi class, I have just learned about Harrasmap, a map to the service of urban living issues in Egypt. Women who experience sexual harassment while walking the streets of Cairo will soon have a way to use Twitter to fight back. ...Read More

Late-October (date TBA) -- Michael Cataldi, John Houck, David Kelley, Hans Kuzmich, Jens Maier- Rothe, Jeannine Tang (Parallel Lines project) as part of "Open Sourcing the City: Invited and Uninvited Participation" @ The Change You Want to See, 8/24-10/28/10 Global urbanism ...Read More

Starting my research slowly but I should say surely, I've taken a few notes on a pair of places, but have yet to approach what I would classify as an "authentic" speakeasy. Which leads me to believe that the term "authenticity" ...Read More

Hello archaeologists, I’d like to share with you an article from the latest Wired magazine (the November issue): “Invisible City: What a Hundred Million Calls to 311 Reveal About Ne York”. I’ll bring a copy on Wednesday. Launched in 2003, 311 fields ...Read More

Hello everyone ! I just wanted to share with you one map that I came across on this French website (http://expositions.bnf.fr/globes/bornes/v/41/index.htm). Since I am planning to map the At&T dead spots, I have been looking around trying to find how cartographers succeeded ...Read More

And, not to hog the blog, but there seem to be good and bad lessons to take from this elegant, highly selective and somewhat arbitrary map of various green sites in Manhattan (read: below 110th Street) by Plaid. For instance, ...Read More

Anyone read about this new bus tour of the Times Square area, The Ride, wherein costumed actors in place on the street enact scenes from New York City's past for passengers aboard a custom-made vehicle with stadium seating? The New ...Read More

Background & Context On Tuesday, September 21, 2010, the latest chapter was written in the moving history of media messaging within New York City's subway transit system. As of that date, passengers along the 42nd Street shuttle line between Times ...Read More

...I was just tired of doing homework in my dorm room in New School's housing on William Street. First, I was 24 at the time and, frankly, too old to be living in a space that small with two other ...Read More

After Jesse's lecture last evening, I thought a lot about the direction of my (and our) mapping project, imagining ways I could string together several types of media that would enhance the rather factual nature of my research.  I was ...Read More