18 May 2008

! MAP THIS ! #5

relative densities of Internet connectivity across the globe. The stronger the contrast, the more connectivity there is.

The Dimes Project provides several excellent data sets that describe the structure of the Internet. Using their most recent data at the time (Feb 2007), Chris Harrison created a set of visualizations that display how cities across the globe are interconnected (by router configuration and not physical backbone). In total, there are 89,344 connectionsWorld City-to-City Connections

European City-to-City Connections

North American City-to-City Connections