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in: BigWillyStyle; BigWillyStyle > 2016-06-28

Jun 30, 2016 5:44 AM # 
That means that 90% lives in the white areas? I feel like the blue covers a lot of natural barriers such as mountain ranges. I am interested by how sustainably we are living in our chosen locations - dense or sprawling.
Jul 1, 2016 12:33 AM # 
Pink Socks:
An equal-area projection should have been used here.
Jul 1, 2016 1:34 AM # 
Uhoh, here come all the map projection nerds.

But perhaps a more elegant and less point-wise representation of this data would be a CDF of the world's population sorted by density (which should be called a Gini curve, but apparently isn't) and the resulting gini coefficient.

Special props to the alt-text pun.
Jul 1, 2016 1:50 PM # 
I like Robinson, but I self identify with Goode Homolosine

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