May 19, 2022

Visualizations: The World of Wikipedia's Languages Mapped

From The Guardian:

What happens if you map every geotagged Wikipedia article – and then analyse it for language use? A team of Oxford University researchers has found out.


Mark Graham and the team at the Oxford Internet Institute (who’ve mapped zombies and every geotagged picture on Flickr) decided to find out as part of their research into the state of the internet – and then break it down by different languages.

Read the Complete Article and Access Visualizations

See Also: “Mapping Wikipedia’s Augmentations of Our Planet” by Mark Graham (Via Zero Geography)

See Also: 12 More Visualizations from the Oxford Internet Institute

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