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.
|Documenting Every Instance the Phrase "Is The New" Used Since 2005|
|"Unknown unfairness can never be detected, let alone corrected."|
|"Big Data is increasing inequality and threatening democracy."|
|"There is a really powerful connection from children's early beginnings to where they end up."|
|Skatepath: Visualizing Covered Distances by Skating in Vienna|
|“Like a gigantic version of something you’d find in Toys 'R' Us.”|
|“If that fly on the wall is actually a fly.”|
|“You trust Google more than any priest, scholar, rabbi, coach, mentor, boss.”|
|iotacons: Pixelated Art by Andy Rash|
|Ubuntu 17.10 Artful "What the Fuck" Aardvark|
|“China’s unmanned stores allow people to live their lives with almost zero human contact.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|“He says he tries to use Facebook as little as possible, and that his children aren’t allowed to use that shit.”|
|“These days, the children don’t play at break time anymore.”|
|“Millions of Americans are hassled to pay back money they don’t owe.”|