Celebrating 5,000 Instagram Followers and our Growing Hivemapper Community

We are delighted to celebrate our Instagram community today. The Internet is a crowded and fast-paced place and we want to pause and say thank you to more than 5,000 of you who clicked the “follow” button and think our content is worth your time. Thank you!
Like most map enthusiasts, GIS specialists, and urban planners, we’re always on the lookout for interesting maps of our world. What’s your favorite map? Share in the comments below.
Hivemapper is a community-owned mapping network that creates unprecedented map coverage, freshness, and quality. It’s a way for all of us to own a piece of our world.
Curious to see our most liked Instagram posts? Let’s take a look.
If taxi trips were fireflies. 1.3 billion NYC taxi trips were plotted to create this stunning map.
If taxi trips were fireflies. 1.3 billion NYC taxi trips were plotted to create this stunning map. Credit: https://towardsdatascience.com/if-taxi-trips-were-fireflies-1-3-billion-nyc-taxi-trips-plotted-b34e89f96cfa
Geologic map of North America — Vintage Shaded Relief Map (1911)
Geologic map of North America — Vintage Shaded Relief Map (1911)
Maps of air, land, and sea travel around the world
Maps of air, land, and sea travel around the world. Credit: Reddit user @infinatecoop https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/comments/9b6p5a/if_you_liked_the_world_air_travel_map_heres_the/
For more content like this, follow Hivemapper on Instagram here.
Would you like to join the Hivemapper mapping network?
Follow these steps to get started:
  1. Create a free Hivemapper account
  2. Install a Hivemapper-supported dashcam in your vehicle
  3. Pair your dashcam with your Hivemapper account
  4. Drive and collect street-level imagery
  5. Upload the street-level imagery you collected to your Hivemapper account
  6. Hivemapper will process the imagery you uploaded and turn it into a decentralized global map
  7. Earn cash rewards in 9 markets

Why we’re launching the Hivemapper Mapping Network on the blockchain soon
We’ve designed our blockchain-based mapping network with crypto rewards that will incentivize coverage, quality, and freshness. Additionally, blockchain technology facilitates distributed ownership and a new level of encryption, privacy, and anonymity. Contributors will be able to “map mine” our native cryptocurrency token Honey (HONY). This will grow the Hivemapper Mapping Network in a completely new way.
Next month, we will publish a document that outlines the tokenomics of Honey, the burn and mint system with a net emissions model, and how the system will incentivize map coverage, freshness, and quality.
If you’d like to receive this document, please email hi@hivemapper.com with the subject line “How the Hivemapper Mapping Network Works.”

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