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Now that over half of humanity is connected to the internet, do we see greater levels of representation of, and participation from, previously digitally disconnected populations? Or are our digitally dense environments continuing to amplify inequalities rather than alleviate them? Our team is examining digital geographies at global, national and urban scales. This website serves as a visual gallery of our work. Learn more about our work and our team.

EXPLORE OUR GEOGRAPHICS

  • Internet penetration 2008
    This visualisation illustrates the number and proportion of Internet users in each country.
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    Internet Population and Penetration 2008
  • User Generated Content in Google
    This map visualises the amount of user-generated content indexed by Google in 2009
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    User Generated Content in Google
  • this time-series of maps visualises the distribution of articles about people in the encyclopaedia from the sixteenth century until the present-day
    This time-series of maps visualises the distribution of Wikipedia biographies over 500 years.
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    The Distribution of Wikipedia Biographies
  • The World's Newspapers
    This map shows the world’s 100 largest newspapers as well as the number of physical papers printed....
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    The World's Newspapers
  • The Location of Academic Knowledge
    A graphic visualising locations of academic journals listed in Thompson Reuters’ Web of Knowledge.
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    The Location of Academic Knowledge
  • The Distribution of all Wikipedia Articles
    This map uncovers the distinct geographies of Wikipedia's crowd-sourced information.
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    The Distribution of all Wikipedia Articles