Category Archives: Digital Tool Based Projects

Polymaps

Midnight Commander: This map is constructed using a single image layer of CloudMade tiles.   Co-founded by Stamen Desig and SimpleGeo, Polymaps is a free, open-source JavaScript library for making dynamic, interactive maps in various web browsers. The tool may

Polymaps

Midnight Commander: This map is constructed using a single image layer of CloudMade tiles.   Co-founded by Stamen Desig and SimpleGeo, Polymaps is a free, open-source JavaScript library for making dynamic, interactive maps in various web browsers. The tool may

Deep Mapping_NY Military Tract

Andrea Hammer, Director of Landscape Studies Program at Cornell University, is currently developing a series of projects around the New Military Tract, the region’s gridded spatial order laid out in 1790 consisting of nearly two million acres (8,000 km²) of bounty land

Deep Mapping_NY Military Tract

Andrea Hammer, Director of Landscape Studies Program at Cornell University, is currently developing a series of projects around the New Military Tract, the region’s gridded spatial order laid out in 1790 consisting of nearly two million acres (8,000 km²) of bounty land

HistoryPin

Developed by not-for-profit We Are What We Do in partnership with Google, Historypin is the largest user-generated archive of historical images and stories. The digital tool operates in the realm of Rephotography, only here historical images, maps, written histories and

HistoryPin

Developed by not-for-profit We Are What We Do in partnership with Google, Historypin is the largest user-generated archive of historical images and stories. The digital tool operates in the realm of Rephotography, only here historical images, maps, written histories and

HyperCities

HyperCities is a collaborative research and educational platform for traveling back in time to explore the historical layers of city spaces in an interactive, hypermedia environment. An incredibly powerful tool; however, hi-resoloution maps for download are still unavailable and the

HyperCities

HyperCities is a collaborative research and educational platform for traveling back in time to explore the historical layers of city spaces in an interactive, hypermedia environment. An incredibly powerful tool; however, hi-resoloution maps for download are still unavailable and the

GeoCommons

GeoCommons is an open source open repository of data and maps as well as  free web-based mapping platform, which recently launched version 2.0 in June 2011 (all data and maps posted are under a Creative Commons license). GeoCommons 2.0 contains 50,000

GeoCommons

GeoCommons is an open source open repository of data and maps as well as  free web-based mapping platform, which recently launched version 2.0 in June 2011 (all data and maps posted are under a Creative Commons license). GeoCommons 2.0 contains 50,000

Wordle

Wordle is an open source web tool (although the artist states that is a toy)  that allows users to generate word clouds from text (provide by the user). Cloud formation hierarchy (i.e.which words are displayed small vs large) is based

Wordle

Wordle is an open source web tool (although the artist states that is a toy)  that allows users to generate word clouds from text (provide by the user). Cloud formation hierarchy (i.e.which words are displayed small vs large) is based

Smudge Studio

Based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Smudge Studio was co-founded in 2006 by Elizabeth Ellsworth and Jamie Kruse. Ellsworth is a Professor of Media Studies at the New School in New York City. Her work focuses on the “design of mediated

Smudge Studio

Based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Smudge Studio was co-founded in 2006 by Elizabeth Ellsworth and Jamie Kruse. Ellsworth is a Professor of Media Studies at the New School in New York City. Her work focuses on the “design of mediated