Time to Eat the Dogs

A Podcast About Science, History, and Exploration

Episode 50: After the Map


Bill Rankin talks about the changes brought about by GPS and other mapping technologies in the twentieth century. Rankin an associate professor of the history of science at Yale University. He is the author of After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century. He also creates thematic maps at the website Radical Cartography.


Bill Rankin

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