Monthly Archives: November 2014

The subjectivity of maps, and a story of an island that wasn’t

Rachel Nuwer‘s article on BBC presents an interesting piece about contemporary challenges for cartography. Religious, political and economic agendas also come into play, adulterating a map’s objectivity. … “A map … will always have an agenda, an argument, a proposal … Continue reading

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Strange case of the melting house (and floating, etc.)

British artist Alex Chinneck creates large-scale installations, art that is inspired by architecture and also transcends it. Images and article on CNN: On Dailymail (UK) – a ‘floating’ building at Covent Garden :

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Writing Style Influences Judges

Sciencedaily reports that judges in Switzerland are influenced by the writing style of criminal investigation reports that they read. Full article here. Summary: The formal style of interrogation records influences the reception of judges and the decisions they take – … Continue reading

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