Baseball Nation

This visualization by Tom Giratikanon, Josh Katz, David Leonhardt, and Kevin Quealy shows us how far the actual territory of each MLB team reaches. The New York Times created this map with ZIP codes of people who ‘liked’ each team’s Facebook pages.

Fisk and Coe

When we think about maps, it is easy to think of them in two layers—the static physical features of the terrain and the changing cultural features we place on top.

Harold Fisk and Dan Coe are two cartographers who have challenged our conception of physical terrain as static and immutable.

Watch Dogs

This website is a great live visualization of spatial data for 3 cities: London, Paris and Berlin.

It was developed as part of a Ubisoft game Watch Dogs, which is set in Chicago and deals with the implications of smart city data being hacked into by protagonists and antagonists of the game.