Atlas of the Invisible

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Our reality rests on an invisible world of information. The traces are all around us. Transforming enormous datasets into rich maps and visualizations, James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti explore these hidden patterns in human society. With their joyfully inquisitive approach, Cheshire and Uberti investigate happiness levels around the globe, track the undersea cables and cell towers that connect us, examine the concealed scars of geopolitics, and illustrate how a warming planet affects everything from hurricanes to the hajj. Filled with surprising facts and beautifully designed graphics, ‘Atlas of the Invisible’ invites readers to revel in the secrets of a newly visible world.

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Discover the hidden patterns in human society as you have never seen them before – through the world of data

In Atlas of the Invisible, award-winning geographer-designer team James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti redefine what an atlas can be. Transforming enormous data sets into rich maps and cutting-edge vizualisations, they uncover truths about our past, reflect who we are today, and highlight what we face in the years ahead. With their joyfully inquisitive approach, Cheshire and Uberti explore happiness and anxiety levels around the globe; they trace the undersea cables and cell towers that connect us; they examine hidden scars of geopolitics; and illustrate how a warming planet affects everything from hurricanes to the hajj.

Years in the making, Atlas of the Invisible invites readers to marvel at the promise and peril of data, and to revel in the secrets and contours of a newly visible world.

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Weight0.9 kg
Dimensions25.4 × 19.6 × 2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

216

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

001.4226 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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