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    What if Google Maps went live... was recorded using six cameras attached to fishing rods on the former Philips industrial site Strijp S in Eindhoven during flux/S SQUARE ONE, the Prelude September 3-4, 2011

    1895 German map of docks

    Aram Bartholl, ‘Map’ (public installation), at Rencontre Arles “From Here On”, 2011

    mahabis everyday adventures // this 1657 map of osaka looks like a blueprint for a multi-storey building

    A Burmese map of the world, showing traces of Medieval European map-making #universe|

    Atlas for The Blind 1837 The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind was published in 1837 for children at the New England Institute for the Education of the Blind in Boston. Without a drop of ink in the book, the text and maps in this extraordinary atlas were embossed heavy paper with letters, lines, and symbols.

    Map of Midtown Manhattan, from 34th Street to 59th Street and from 1st Avenue to 6th Avenue. 1890

    Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition

    Lübeck, Alfred Mahlau

    3D Face Masks Created by artist Heather Dewey from DNA Found in Public Spaces - My Modern Metropolis. Good art, bad science? You can't actually get this level of detail from DNA analysis

    It aims to summarise quantitative data (both officially provided and crowd-sourced) for the major UK cities, in a single screen. Point data is also shown in an alternate map view.

    Old Technology...This fantastic contraption, called the ‘Routefinder’, showed 1920s drivers in the UK the roads they were travelling down, gave them the mileage covered and told them to stop when they came at journey’s end. The technology – a curious cross between the space age and the stone age – consisted of a little map scroll inside a watch, to be ‘scrolled’ (hence the word) as the driver moved along on the map. A multitude of scrolls could be fitted in the watch to suit the particular...

    Google Maps hack transforms space into a jungle

    Marina Abramović: Live at MoMA

    Foursquare Check-ins Map

    Urban interventions

    Blind Maps: Concept for a Braille Interface - Navigation System for the iPhone by markus schmeiduch. Our concept focuses on the visually impaired, and explores a device to improve their ability to discover and navigate through a city.

    Two teams compete to capture the most points on the gameboard. The gameboard, in this case, is the city streets of the neighborhood the players are in. To play, all you need is a phone (Android running 2.2 or later and iPhone 3GS or later) a city street, park or college campus, and some friends.

    DDoS attack Maps