Mapping the future

Cartography is seen by many as attractive, relevant and modern. Because of that many cartographers argue that education and research in cartography is important. There are several indicators which could be used in this context, e.g. how many maps are produced, accessible and available. It is most interesting that the magazine Wired argues along the same lines …

Cartography is the┬ánew code. […] And as advanced satellites, digital mapping tools, and open-source geographical software progress, the demand for cartographers is projected to grow nearly 30 percent by 2024.