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What is Next Nature?

With our attempts to cultivate nature, humankind causes the rising of a next nature, which is wild and unpredictable as ever. Wild systems, genetic surprises, autonomous machinery and splendidly beautiful black flowers. Nature changes along with us.

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Mapping the World through Facebook

This world map is drawn using Facebook connections only. It was created by Paul Butler using connections between 10 million Facebook friends. The result is a remarkably good approximation of most continents and even the borders of some countries appear. China and Russia, however, seem to be missing in the Facebook empire.

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Discussion

  1. Steve

    “Then I merged the data with the longitude and latitude of each city.”

  2. @steve: So? Of course, somewhere the connection with geographical space has to be made. The interesting mapping part is that some regions become very visible, whereas others less so.

  3. How would the world looking from the point of view of a chinese social network?
    should be quite intersting to compare..