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Archive: January 2013 (2 Posts)

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The “Spherical Mercator” of Time: Incorporating History in Digital Maps

Posted by: Butch Lazorchak

In 1982 Interstate I-66 opened, providing a direct high-speed connection (except at rush hour) between downtown Washington D.C. and its western suburbs in Virginia. I was barely out of high school at the time so its opening didn’t really register with me, but now I live mere blocks away from the highway so it’s an …