Chapter 1

She yelled into his ear again. He was late, she screeched, and he had parked too far away. The man held the phone away from his ear for a moment and then replied calmly. Stop being hysterical, he told her – he had arrived. He tapped the phone off and slipped it into his pocket. … Continue reading Chapter 1

Where the 7 Billion Are and How Pictures of Nighttime Lights Can Be Useful

There are seven billion people in the world. Where is everybody, really? Discovering Maps The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) has a great interactive population density map that incorporates information on standards of living, such as life expectancy and income. This PRB map aggregates populations at the country level using data from official census results and multilateral institutions. … Continue reading Where the 7 Billion Are and How Pictures of Nighttime Lights Can Be Useful