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David Rumsey – “Mapping Time”

by Stewart Brand on May 18th, 02004

David Rumsey

Maps and time

DAVID RUMSEY’s spectacularly illustrated lecture, “Mapping Time” is not just about maps. It is the future of data and knowledge handling. People literally gasp at the things Rumsey shows can be done.

I love it when techies, artists, and historians all gasp at the same time. That happened with David Rumsey’s spectacularly illustrated Seminar About Long-term Thinking on May 13-14, “Mapping Time.”

Once an artist, long a real estate success, now one of the world’s leading historic map collectors and THE leading online map innovator, David Rumsey gives an exceptionally deft graphic talk. Complex and elegant things kept happening with his images…

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