Stewart Brand sent in this spiffy UCLA project that uses historical interactive maps of Berlin through time. This is part of a larger trend I have seen from many governments and municipalities to use modern geographical information systems (GIS) to not only create maps of what is there, but to add the time element to create a much deeper now.
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Site plan at Nebelivka. Photo: NEBELIVKA PROJECT, PRODUCED BY M. NEBBIANew research [https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/cambridge-archaeological-journal/article/trypillia-megasites-in-context-independent-urban-development-in-chalcolithic-eastern-europe/C33D85AF4EE4BA2D61AAB77D3E399E4D] , as reported by Science News [https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-urban-megasites-may-reshape-history-first-cities] , suggests our first cities were more expansive and socially egalitarian than ...
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