November 05, 2008

Return of the Cartogram

Four long, long years ago, I helped Michael Gastner and Mark Newman make some cartograms of the last Presidential election, showing areas on the electoral map in proportion to population, not to land-mass. People liked them (though apparently professional cartographers hate them), and I am very happy to relate that Mark has made a new set of cartograms with last night's results:

This map makes me happy, though not nearly as much as the reality.

The Beloved Republic; Engimas of Chance

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