Colors of San Francisco

Racial Dot Map of San Francisco, by Dustin A. Cable
Racial Dot Map of San Francisco (source)

Got a lot of enjoyment out of this article in Wired, The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation.

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wow… impressive ! – I am working also with maps. My english is not good enough – by good – where he get all the personal datas of the racial ?

Geli, it comes from the census data, which is performed every ten years in the United States, and was mandated in the Constitution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Census

Aha… oh yes we had census last year in germany ! I did not imagened, this private datas ( wich colour you are – and on wich adress you live) are generally accessible .
But very, very interesting – i always tell my kollegs how meaningful maps can be !!

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