Beyond the Map: Spikescapes and Wild Strawberries
Geography is getting stranger: the map is breaking up. Now we need to attend to the unnatural places, the escape zones and gap spaces, sites of bewilderment and unease.
Into the Uncanny Valley
It is disconcerting when we can’t quite sort out the relationship of an image to the world.
Mapping’s Intelligent Agents
How do machine intelligences read and write the world? And what Other intelligences deserve our attention?
Cloud and Field
On the resurgence of “field guides” in a networked age. We’ve moved from birding to dronewatching, from natural history to dark ecology. But are we still looking through colonialist binoculars?
What If, America
Who would win the electoral college if state borders reflected the way we live today?