By Rob Kitchin, Martin Dodge
Explores the hot cartographic and visualization options being hired within the mapping of our on-line world, focusing on the parts of; web infrastructure and site visitors flows, the area huge internet, on-line dialog and neighborhood, and Imaging our on-line world in paintings, literature and picture.
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Here, maps serve an overt commercial purpose, namely to attract potential customers in what is a highly competitive and lucrative global business. The maps created seek to communicate to potential customers the benefits of using the network operators’ services by highlighting two key aspects of their infrastructure: its geographic extent and its capacity. UUNET is one of the world’s leading Internet network providers, being part of the massive MCI WorldCom corporation. UUNET’s network maps are designed to promote the impressive capacity and connectivity that the company offers in different regions of the world.
Each symbol represents the number of domain names at that particular zip code. The top map is at the regional level, showing the Bay area with dense clusters evident in San Francisco itself, down Silicon Valley and in the Oakland/Berkeley area. The bottom-left map displays the domain names in San Francisco itself, with the densest concentrations in the financial district and “South of Market” area (famed as “Multimedia Gulch”). The bottom-right map displays only a few city blocks around South Park, at the heart of the multimedia district.
The “Cyber Map” of Hong Kong provides a comprehensive visual census of all Internet backbone connections between ISPs in Hong Kong and their international links. It is a hard-copy paper poster-sized spatialization and is provided as a free supplement to IDG’s computer magazine in Hong Kong. The data on ISP interconnections is laboriously gathered and verified by hand unlike, say, Cheswick and Burch’s Internet Mapping Project just examined, which uses automatic measurement probes. In style, the spatialization is an abstract topological representation reminiscent of old-fashioned astrological star charts.
Atlas of Cyberspace by Rob Kitchin, Martin Dodge