‘It astounds me to be able to look at a map and know to the square metre where my buttocks are deployed’
How do traditional paper maps compare to today’s digital maps?
Price of .org domains has risen by 3% annually, far below 10% price cap
The wholesale price of a .org domain could have risen 10% a year since 2003, increasing from $6 then to over $27 now. But in reality the price has risen by an average of only 3% annually. Now price caps have been lifted, what will happen next?
Which planet is closest to Earth?
The BBC’s Sky at Night programme said our nearest neighbour is Mars but one viewer disagreed. Was he right? Let’s find the answer using Python and R
The rise and fall in support for British political parties
How the distribution of the popular vote has been shared between Britain’s main political parties since the 1950s
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What if it were our city?
What impact would the Fat Man atomic bomb, dropped on Nagasaki in 1945, have on modern-day Reykjavík?
The Age of Greater Reykjavík
The age of buildings in Iceland’s capital city, dating back to the 18th century
Map of child poverty in England, Scotland, and Wales
District-level data from the Campaign to End Child Poverty
Shaded relief map of Iceland
What would Iceland look like if we could only see the shadows of its mountains?
The Counted in southern California
People killed by police and other law enforcement agencies in and around Los Angeles
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North Atlantic Radio was a sixteen-episode podcast on the subject of the Web that ran from May 2009 until September 2010
In 2005 and 2007 I wrote two short accounts of my travels around North and South America
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Flother is the online home of Matt Riggott, a professional programmer and amateur map-maker living in Reykjavík, Iceland.