Social networks and how to map them

(David Wilcox) #1

Living Maps Review Spring 2018 edition carries a paper by Drew Mackie and David Wilcox explaining social networks and how to map them. Download here. The article covers:

  • The difference between a list, with central connections, and a network with many-to-many connections
  • The comparative value of network maps, geographic maps and catalogues
  • How can be used to build both network and geo maps
  • What network maps can tell us
  • How the imaginary locality Slipham provides a way to explore mapping at personal and neighbourhood levels in workshops

Using mapping in a prototyping process