né le 19 septembre 1975.

Mon job : Navigateur aérien

j’habite à Arconsat (Auvergne)

Ma crainte : achluophobie

Mon info : Paper planets, and how to make them, par Philippe Rivière

At the D3.js unconf this September in San Francisco, Visionscarto brought some paper planets. Nothing like “cut, fold, glue” to understand how map projections work, and how far they are from the true shape of the globe. Here's how we made them, and the PDF files to download and print if you want to play.
by Philippe Rivière
The projections for these paper planets were chosen among those that one can cut and fold back into a polyhedron. They were: A gnomonic cube, i.e. a cube holding a (...)

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