The Rise and Fall of Empires: Randall Munroe Maps the Internet (via Digital Gravitas)

These maps of the internet are fantastic. Make sure to view the full maps at the bottom.

My favorites were “Kayne’s Isle of Sadness” and “Sarah Palin USA” just south of the continent of Twitter and the Sea of Protocol Confusion on the second map.

The Rise and Fall of Empires: Randall Munroe Maps the Internet "Who is Randall Munroe?" some of you may ask.  You may not be familiar with the name, but his work is quite famous in the right circles.  He is the computer and mathematic genius behind the web comic XKCD.  Over the past 5 years Munroe's simplistic comic has exploded into cult status as an endless supply of hilarious, brilliant, romantic, and inspiring comics come off the site three times a week like clockwork.  One of my favorites from his accom … Read More

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