Electoral Maps All Look a Little Different. Here’s Why

Every map makes compromises. The Mercator projection, which sacrifices accurate geography for nice, straight lines, is a classic example. Electoral cartograms, which visualize the political climates of individual states, are another. “They’re all working off the same data, but there’s lots of room to make choices and prioritize information,” says Noah Veltman, a…

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Learn about Places and the Google Maps Places API

Google Maps Places API make your app stand out with detailed information about 100 million places across a wide range of categories, from the same database as Google Maps and Google+. Learn about Places and the Google Maps Places API over Coffee with Fontaine FoxworthLearn more about the Places API:…

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