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Using your smartphone's GPS map functions to find your way in the real world, in real-time is a skill that some of us still haven't mastered, no matter how simply the visual information is presented. But now, thanks to augmented reality, using GPS maps can be simple process even for the cartography-challenged.
After the re-election of President Obama, the media reported on a few racially charged incidents involving those opposed to his presidency. Those feelings spilled out online in the form of racist tweets, and a group devoted to data visualization aggregated those tweets and managed map their locations.