The best swine flu map

Just when I think I’ve had enough of google maps, someone goes and surprises me. This epic output mashing up data from the swineflu epidemic has certainly bowled me over. Is it really from a biomedical research in Pittsburgh?

UK unemployment map

 Not exactly cutting edge, but here’s how I chose to display the latest UK unemployment figures. (Click on the pins to see the stats).

The best bit about using Google Maps is that the comments feature allows our users to share their views on stories without having to use our antiquated forums and saves me the time of having to scroll through shed loads of emails and reformat them into an artice (madness, but that’s often the only solution).