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Atlas #3 – EarthWise: A New Landscape of Globalization

In this Atlas, the research group developed a new space of relationships. We used the raw connection values to develop a space which depends entirely on city connections. Essentially, we disregarded absolute geography to create a world in which strength of connection solely determines spatial location. Peter Taylor calls this the new “Landscape of Globalization.”


Here are few examples of the images in the Atlas:
 

LONDON : FORWARD

 

LONDON: RIGHT

 

LONDON: LEFT

 

HOUSTON: FORWARD

 

HOUSTON: RIGHT

 

HOUSTON: LEFT

The following are some animations of the visualization used to develop the images above - they are AVI files, and are rather large, so don't bother trying with a slow internet connection!

Houston

London
 

These visualizations were developed at full screen size. Here is the link to the full Atlas—full screen shots, some 3D visualizations, and detailed explanations: GAWC Visualizations

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