The Problem With Our Maps
Jun 7, 2017 | 15:06 GMT
Stratfor's view of the world is underpinned by geography, an intractable constant that even the staunchest leaders ignore at their peril. Our perception of geography — be it human or physical — is inevitably shaped by representative data, often conveyed using maps. Our understanding of map-based data is, however, a little skewed, something our friends at Visual Capitalist show succinctly with their breakdown of the Mercator projection.