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MapLab: Opportunities for Error

Laura Bliss
MapLab: Opportunities for Error

Sign up to receive this newsletter in your inbox here. An article from ProPublica this week offers a juicy example of how two-dimensional maps have the power to shape three-dimensional space. It tells the saga of Port Covington, a largely empty section of Baltimore, Maryland, that qualified for a coveted federal tax break due to a tiny mapping error.