Saturday, March 1, 2008

We Can Now Map Everything So Where Do We Go From Here?

Jessica Clark writes:
the democratization of mapping and visualization tools generates possibilities for self-expression and social action. Two decades ago, postmodern theorist Frederic Jameson argued that developing new maps would be central for activists hoping to grapple with the emerging global business and communication systems. "[The] incapacity to map socially is as crippling to political experience as the analogous incapacity to map spatially is for urban experience," he wrote. The tools are now available. The question now: Where do we go from here?
Read the entire article on the AlterNet.

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