Web 2.0 has revolutionized the way maps are disseminated. This talk examined the most internet-famous maps of recent memory in the hopes of better understanding how cartographers should adapt to the share-driven world of internet culture. Featured at Wired.com. Presented at NACIS Annual meeting 2013 and University of Minnesota GISSO career fair, 2014.
A guest lecture that cataloged various graphical embellishments common in cartography. This talk discussed how these techniques can be used not only to enhance and develop the map's aesthetic, but also make the information on the map easier to read. Presented as a guest lecture for GEO370 (Intro to Cartography), University of Wisconsin - Madison.
This talk examined the various ways our eyes process depth cues, and related those to graphical techniques to provide a sense of depth in an otherwise flat image. Presented as part of the Cart Lab Education Series - University of Wisconsin Cartography Lab.
This talk discussed the role of 'personal style' in cartography, examining formal theories of aesthetics and comparing/contrasting my own personal style with that of my colleague Daniel Huffman's. Presented as part of the Cart Lab Education Series - University of Wisconsin Cartography Lab.