All maps lie.

Allow me to explain: every map is designed to show a specific feature of our world. Every detail of the map highlights features that the mapmaker wants the viewer to see. The projection, the words, the colors, everything helps communicate a certain viewpoint.

Map of light pollution over Italy (lighter color means more light pollution).

In most cases, maps…

Greg Feliu

Data Analyst | Data Engineer — Interests in language, sports, marketing and geographic visualizations

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