So, back when Randall Munroe updated his blogo/social network-sphere map a couple of months ago, I decided to delve back into my posting of amusing maps floating around on the interwebs regarding geocentric ignorance. Well, Munroe has taken on the subject himself in an appropriately XKCD manner. Click the image to be redirected to XKCD for the larger look or click here for my Part One or over here for Part Two of my looks at amusing maps.
A little over a year ago, I posted a series of some of the Web’s best entertaining maps. These ranged from amusing stereotyped looking glasses of how people see the world to XKCD’s map of online communities.
A year later, Randall Munroe updated his map of online communities to include recent changes in the interwebs and I decided to go searching for some new, funny maps. After the jump, I lead it off with Munroe’s latest.
If there’s one union that has been near seamless, it’s the internet with Photoshop, Paint, and pretty much any graphics program. This is true with cartography, as well. If there’s a map out there, someone has spoofed it.
But some of the more entertaining maps deal with satire of localized ignorance or stereotype… particularly when mocking America’s ego-centrism. After the jump, I’ve collected some of the more entertaining ones I’ve come across while surfing the interwebs.
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