Harvard University's Center for Geographic Analysis (CGA) has created the Harvard WorldMap, "an online, open-source mapping platform developed to lower barriers for scholars who wish to explore, visualize, edit, and publish geospatial information." Launched in 2011, WorldMap was created in part to provide a mapping platform that supports large datasets that also allows collaboration. This feature-rich tool enables anyone to create their own online mapping portal, upload large GIS layers and
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BBC iplayer is one of my favourite apps with interesting content, drama and broadcasts. A new show "More or Less" aims to offer a "statistical guide to the world and everything else." Each episode discusses the statistics quoted in recent news stories and new research. Each episode of "More or Less" is approximately 11 minutes in length and all current and past episodes are on the website.
5 Smarter News Apps to Simplify How You Read Important News. "News is changing rapidly, and you need to change how you read it. To fight information overload as well as biased articles, here are some useful new apps for a smarter way to read the news. These apps are essentially news aggregators or news validators, which means they don’t produce the news themselves. Instead, they take news from established media publications, like the top censorship-free news sites or even those with obvious
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What to read over the holidays?Some surprisingly varied reading here including: I Am Pilgrim, by Terry Hayes, 2014 “An awesome and engaging thriller (that grabs the reader from the start) about a spy who wants to lead a ‘normal’ life The Book of Separation: A Memoir, by Tova Mirvis, 2017 "This book is a memoir about a woman who left her religion, her upbringing, and her whole community behind in order to pursue her own truth and herself" The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer