Nov 152011
 

This is for the carto heads amongst you.

An interesting infographic cum piece of fun about map projections from xkcd (yes! map projections can be fun!):

What’s that? You think I don’t like the Peters map because I’m uncomfortable with having my cultural

assumptions challenged? Are you sure you’re not … ::puts on sunglasses:: … projecting?”

 November 15, 2011  Posted by at 8:50 am Misc.

  2 Responses to “Which type are you?”

  1. On xkcd there is always text when you mouse-over the image, for this strip it’s probably good to mention it so the Gall-Peters caption doesn’t go unexplained:
    What’s that? You think I don’t like the Peters map because I’m uncomfortable with having my cultural assumptions challenged? Are you sure you’re not … ::puts on sunglasses:: … projecting?

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