Wearable maps make location data fashionable

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For many us, wearing location-specific clothes, whether it’s your university alma mater or just a touristy t-shirt, is a way of transmitting a cultural identity or point of view

Now one data visualizer and mathematician has taken that concept to the next level by using technology to create a system that lets you literally wear your own custom maps

Brooklyn-based Rachel Binx created Monochome to allow anyone to use aggregated geographic data collected by OpenStreetMap and have any location on the planet printed on apparel

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