Maps

By Juraj Kittler, Assistant Professor of Communication at St. Lawrence University, and Deryck Holdsworth, Professor of Geography at Penn State University.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

Our recent study, published last month in New Media & Society, surveyed the technical approaches adopted by Renaissance artist Jacopo de’ Barbari when he drafted his iconic bird’s-eye view of Venice in the last decade of the fifteenth…

By Peter Rauxloh, Director of Technology Services at Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA).

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

In 1746, John Roque, a French Huguenot émigré ​and enthusiastic surveyor for hire, published his iconic map of London. It is a valuable representation of London at the time, and is now the focus of…

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