Friday, October 31, 2008

Atlas of Cyberspace


The Atlas of Cyberspace' (2001) was an influential book examining the ways in which the internet and networked systems had been visualised between 1970 and 2000. The book... "contained 300 full colour images [which] comprehensively catalogues 30 years". The book is now freely available online under a Creative Commons licence, in PDF format. There is a high-resolution version available, which is 228Mb in size. Individual chapters can also be downloaded. This book will be of interest to those examining the history of the emergence of the networked society, and may also be of interest to graphic designers involved in infographics.
Link: http://www.kitchin.org/atlas/
Access: Free