Map That Shows Your City’s Talents

World Technology and Energy in 2064

Info about Portugal (my proud country and nation):

Lisbon, Portugal (where I live)
Top Skill Category: Computer
Top Skills:
Database Management and Software
Aviation
Telecommunications Technology
Web Programming
C/C++
Computer network and network administration
Travel
Management and Leadership
Ecology & Environmental Science
Architectural Design

Porto, Portugal
Top Skill Category: Computer
Top Skills:
Lean Manufacturing and Quality Management
C/C++
Architectural Design
Web Programming
Database Management and Software
Microsoft Office and General Business Productivity
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Education and Teaching
Healthcare Management
Algorithm Design

Braga, Portugal
Top Skill Category: Computer
Top Skills:
C/C++
Materials Engineering
Lean Manufacturing and Quality Management
Web Programming
Database Management and Software
Education and Teaching
Microsoft Office and General Business Productivity
Perl/Python/Ruby
Life Sciences
Fashion Clothing

TIME

On Tuesday, LinkedIn published a series of maps that break down which cities are specially skilled in certain areas, based on the skills and locations listed on user profiles.

New York City is filled with finance professionals, for example, while Miami residents are experts in travel; San Francisco is packed with computer whizzes, while Houstonians love oil and gas. Many cities, according to LinkedIn, do in fact fit their stereotypes: others include Nashville and music, or Los Angeles and entertainment.

What’s also interesting is a look at some the cities’ other top skills. Cheyenne, Wyo., for example, is the nation’s least populous state, yet has a significant number of people skilled in emergency response services; Mobile, Ala., is particularly known for worker safety; and residents of Portland, Maine love arts and crafts.

LinkedIn also analyzed Western European cities, yielding a somewhat surprising result that the majority of European cities’ top…

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Every Single Device Connected to the Internet


TIME

A map of every device connected to the Internet shows the wealthiest parts of the world flush with connections, while poor and sparsely populated parts of the world are blacked out — as well as a few head scratchers in between.

The map was created by John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine that probes the Internet’s backend for connections to all sorts of devices from routers to refrigerators. Matherly said it took about five hours to ping every IP address on the Internet and store every positive response. It took another 12 hours to plot the responses on a heat map which glows bright orange in densely connected areas and blue and black in sparsely connected areas.

The United State and Western Europe are, not surprisingly, awash in connectivity. Africa and central Asia have islands of connectivity centered on urban areas. Then there are head-scratchers like Greenland…

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Smartphone app Human draws maps of urban movement


A New Hype

The creators of activity tracking app Human have visualised the routes taken by its users to create moving maps that show the world’s cities throughout the day:

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