For years the historian in me has been fascinating by the history of map-making. After the 2004 election I actually briefly shopped a book proposal for a book partly on the topic. But last weekend TPM IdeaLab’s Carl Franzen was the only reporter at a conference of digital mapmakers in Portland, Oregon. And here’s the first in a three part series he’s writing about it. Check it out.
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