The Zombie Map of the World


Thu, Sep 29th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this article on the Guardian, Simon Rogers wants to know "how do you combine an obsession with Zombie movies and data analysis of Google Maps?"

Simple, you produce the map, above. It was created by Oxford University's Internet Institute - and the guys behind the fantastic dataviz site, Floating sheep: Mark Graham, Taylor Shelton, Matthew Zook and Monica Stephens.

Using a keyword search for "zombies", it visualizes the absolute concentrations of references within the Google Maps database.



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