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The Big Bang Theory et sa photo de mariage par satellite / TBBT Wedding Picture by Satellite

Les fans de TBBT (The Big Bang Theory) savent que le mariage de Howard et Bernadette est organisée en fonction du passage du satellite de Google. La séquence offre d’autres révélations inattendues. /\ TBBT (The Big Bang Theory)’s fans all know that Howard and Bernadette’s marriage is arranged in relation with Google Satellite’s trajectory.

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House of Cards, un cas d’épure cartographique

Un point clignotant sur une carte et se déplaçant à l’écran pour signaler qu’un individu est pisté à son insu est devenu un plan cliché des séries policières ou d’espionnage. Dans le plan final très court de l’épisode 10 de la saison 2, la série House of Card renouvèle la figure d’une manière originale. /\ A moving dot flashing on a map to signal that a person is tracked has become a cliche of crime and mystery TV series. With the short final plan of the 10th episode of the second season, House of Card proposes something new and original.

Cartographier livres et oeuvres culturelles / mapping novels and cultural works

We present here two recent French projects of cultural mapping. The first is developed  by the association of libraries of the Ville de Paris. The second named Géoculture, a very ambitious cultural Web and mobile  service with a mapping tool that aim to give access to the cultural works of a region. . Les initiatives…

Skyfall. James Bond. Power and Map / Carte et puissance

Sébastien Caquard already pointed out here that James Bond used a geographic tracking device as early as in 1964 (Goldfinger). At that time, the idea of GPS technology was just emerging. At (e)space & fiction, we couldn’t keep ourselves from reacting to the debauchery of geospatial tools used in Skyfall, the latest James Bond movie, directed…

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« A girl is trapped in the map and desperately needs your help to escape. Have you got what it takes to navigate her out of this dangerous photographic maze. The clock is ticking. » This is the pitch for an advertisment campain that was organized in 2011 by Mercedes around a interactive commercial produced by an…

Geodigital tools in « 24 » Season 8/ Les outils géonumériques dans « 24 heures chrono » saison 8

The inventory of geodigital tools used in the final season of theTV series « 24 » was released on Monde Géonumérique. It is added to the inventories of seasons 4 to 7  (self-promotion). L’inventaire des outils géonumériques utilisés dans l’ultime saison de la série télévisée 24 est paru sur Monde Géonumérique. Il rejoint l’inventaire des saisons 4…

Die Hard 2 / 58 minutes pour vivre – Harlin

After the Nakatomi Plaza (see this post), the Washington Dulles International Airport is the new John McClane’s playground in this second opus of the Die Hard series directed in 1990 by Renny Harlin. Terrorists try to exfiltrate Ramon Esperanza, a general in exile from Val Verde, awaiting his trial in the United States. There are…