Mapping DigiPlace: Geocoded Internet Data and the Representation of Place

  title={Mapping DigiPlace: Geocoded Internet Data and the Representation of Place},
  author={Matthew Zook and M. Graham},
  journal={Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design},
  pages={466 - 482}
  • Matthew Zook, M. Graham
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
  • The recent development of web-based services that combine spatial coordinates and indexes of online material allows any web user to conduct geographically referenced Internet searches. In this paper we characterize the resulting hybrid space as DigiPlace—that is, the use of information ranked and mapped in cyberspace to navigate and understand physical places. We review relevant theories of hybrid combinations of physical and virtual space, how software (code) automatically produces space, and… CONTINUE READING
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