After an absence of nearly a year, I reactivated my Facebook account today for no one particular reason. The process was remarkably anticlimactic; however I was rewarded by a number of old articles and photos that I'd posted and since forgotten about. Here's a particularly interesting article that ran in the Washington Monthly last summer examining an example of how cartography is an intrinsically political and often contentious exercise:
The Agnostic Cartographer
How Google's open-ended maps are embroiling the company in some of the world's touchiest geopolitical disputes.