Firefly creator John Nelson's tips for making maps the stage and data the star

You’ve seen it in movies like Ironman, Jason Bourne and the Matrix – the neon glow of critical data on a black screen. The style inspired John Nelson to create “Firefly” or “glow map” cartography – which has now achieved a cult-like status.

In this episode, Ta and Wayne explore the origins of the Firefly style with John, who shares advice on how to use glow maps to make data pop, plus his insider tips for creating maps with style.


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