13 April 2004

"We all know well that a map is an abstraction of certain "knowledge" of its author, and our challenge is to reverse the process of abstraction."

http://www.marumushi.com/apps/newsmap/newsmap.cfm provides a tool to divide information into quickly recognizable bands which, when presented together, reveal underlying patterns in news reporting. It's objective is to simply demonstrate visually the relationships between data and the unseen patterns in news media.

"Hell, there are no rules here-- we're trying to accomplish something." - Thomas A. Edison

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