Last week we looked at world trade from the angle of who and what. This week we consider part of the how.
First, a little perspective on shipping by way of Spanish, Dutch and English routes from 1750 to 1855. Each line represents a voyage based on the ship’s log book.
How do we
roll float these days? As you might guess, we’re not so much for the squiggly lines anymore.
[Video from Sapping Attention via kottke, Map by Bernd Blasius via Wired]